>Serious hazardous marine life injuries are rare, but most divers experience minor discomfort from unintentional encounters with fire coral, jellyfish or other marine creatures. This course teaches divers to minimize these injuries and reduce discomfort and pain.
Identify hazardous marine life
Practice treating injuries
Gain tools to avoid injuries
5 HoursDivers may experience unintentional encounters with fire coral, jellyfish and other marine creatures. Any time a person enters the marine environment there is a chance of being stung, bitten or cut. This course will teach you where you can expect to encounter potentially hazardous marine life and how to provide first aid when injuries occur. The more you know about the marine environment, the greater your chances of having safe, memorable dives.#This DAN First Aid for Hazardous Marine Life Injuries course teaches >divers how to identify and avoid potentially harmful marine life. It also >provides first aid skills to minimize these injuries and reduce discomfort.
>You will learn about:
Vertebrate and invertebrate sources of envenomations
Avoidance of marine life injuries
You will develop the following skills:
Treatment of stinging and spiny envenomations and injuries