Dive Safety Officer

The Dive Safety Officer course of USQC is training course that deal with the safety and management of accidents that can occur during or immediately after scuba diving, for instance, how to perform first aid, how to administer medicinal oxygen or how to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED).

Modules included

Neurological Assessment for Divers

teach participants how to perform a neurological examination on a diver suffering from a suspected diving injury.
The information gathered during the examination can help to convince the diver of the importance of oxygen first aid treatment and can also help qualified medical professionals to determine the course of treatment.

Oxygen First Aid for Scuba Diving Injuries

train participants to recognize possible dive-related injuries and to provide emergency oxygen first aid pending the arrival of local medical services.

 

 

Medical Oxygen Rebreather

recognize dive-related injuries for which an MO2R system be used to administer first aid oxygen, to assemble the system and to administer oxygen using the MO2R system.

 

 

Dive Medicine for Divers

includes topics not normally addressed in dive training, such as fitness to dive, safety planning, allergic reactions and obligations and consequences for those providing first aid.

 

 

Oxygen First Aid for Aquatic Emergencies

train participants to recognize possible aquatic related injuries and to provide emergency oxygen first aid pending the arrival of local medical services.

 

Hazardous Marine Life Injuries

Teaches participants how to recognize dangerous marine life forms, to recognize wounds inflicted by dangerous marine life forms, to administer first aid treatment to a patient who has suffered injury by dangerous marine life forms and to avoid receiving an injury from dangerous marine life forms.