Hopefully it will never happen to someone your diving with, but unfortunately the bends are real and do happen from time to time. The problem is not very many people recognize the signs or no what to do for that matter. Be the difference and know when to apply emergency oxygen.
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Who Should Take this Course?
Knowing how and when to use emergency oxygen is a great skill to have and means you’re ready to help others should the need arise. Becoming a PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider lets you breathe easy knowing that you can recognize scuba diving illnesses treatable with emergency oxygen, and are prepared to offer aid.
There are no prerequisites, age restrictions or water sessions required for this course – it’s open to everyone. Scuba divers, snorkelers and anyone who is around divers – boat crew, lifeguards, etc. – will benefit from having this training.
What you will learn?
You’ll learn about dive injuries, different types of emergency oxygen equipment and safety considerations when using oxygen. Then you’ll practice:
What scuba gear will you use?
Your PADI Instructor will have emergency oxygen units available to use for training and can help you purchase your own unit for use after the class. You’ll also need to have a disposable non-rebreather mask to use during practice sessions, which your instructor can help provide.