Dive Medicine for Divers: Part 2 represents advanced knowledge development for divers interested in better understanding diving medical and safety topics. Part 2 builds on the foundation from Part 1
and continues to inform divers about what happens in a diving emergency and how diving affects their bodies, covering topics not normally addressed in basic dive training.
Part 2 of the Dive Medicine for Divers course covers topics such as decompression illness, barotrauma and equipment-related safety issues and includes skill development on taking a blood pressure and using an EpiPen in the event of a severe allergic reaction.Program Outline
Divers may complete these modules in any order as schedules and opportunities permit. However, the following outline is the recommended program flow. Decompression illness (video) Barotrauma (video) You make the call (instructor-led discussion) Equipment issues (video) Sending information (instructor-led discussion) Severe allergic reaction (instructor-led discussion) Using an EpiPen (skill) Taking a blood pressure (skill) Skills
As this isn't a training program but one designed for general education, these instructor-led discussions and skills are less formal but no less interactive. You make the call (instructor-led discussion) Sending information (instructor-led discussion) Severe allergic reaction (instructor-led discussion) Using an EpiPen (skill) Taking a blood pressure (skill)
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