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For dive professionals of all levels, DAN Professional Membership provides access to diver health, diver safety, risk mitigation, and incident prevention training programs.

Student Resources

A Competitive Advantage for You. Benefit for Your Students.

Student Medical Coverage in and out of water

Student Medical Coverage

Medical coverage for your Open Water students— a NEW benefit for our Professional Members.

  • Offered at no cost to you, subsidized by DAN
  • Up to US$25,000 coverage for medical expenses for injuries occurring during entry-level training (for scuba or breath-hold diving).
  • Coverage ends 180 days after registration or until last certifying dive, whichever comes first.

Students carry more risk than their certified counterparts. Protect your students and minimize your risk with DAN’s Student Medical Expense Coverage.

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Prepared Diver Course


Online course on five contributing factors — each preventable — that lead to diver injury or death.

  • Offer to all students and you keep 100% of the course fee (US$25 value)
  • No course prerequisites, no skill requirements and no paperwork
  • Complements all entry-level certification courses

The aim of DAN’s Prepared Diver course is to prevent the most common accidents in diving. Use the course with your students and help make diving safer.

Safe Diving Guides

Scuba Guides

Giant Stride: The NEW Divers Guide to Safe Diving

Giant Stride is a detailed online guide to help new divers transition from open-water training to diving independently.

Smart Guide Series

Short guides that provide up-to-date, easily accessible information.

Professional Resources

Train confidently. Lead wisely.

Professional Liability Coverage

Risk is inherent to all types of diving. As a leader in the dive community, you are responsible for keeping yourself and your divers safe — and sustaining your business.

  • Competitive Pricing -- Discounts for DAN Professional Members
  • Global Coverage
  • Bodily Injury and Property Damage
  • Refusal to Train
  • Unlimited Defense Costs
  • Technical, Rebreather and First Aid Endorsements
  • Backed by Lloyds of London and Gen Re

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Scientific Medical Guides

Significant, yet straightforward, individual study synopses created from DAN research findings and workshop proceedings.


Case Summaries

Based on real diving incidents, case summaries provide relevant risk management advice and diver preparedness insight.

Health & Diving

Online Health Library

Valuable online information on topics critical to the health and safety of divers — for all levels of experience.

DAN Professional Membership grants you access to the industry’s largest, up-to-date library of research and educational materials.

The Power of DAN

The Power of the Brand for You. Your Staff. Your Divers.

35 Years of Scientific Data

  • World Class Dive Research
  • Critical Medical Safety Information
  • Membership and Insurance Programs
  • Lifesaving Evacuation

On-Call Dive Safety Assistance

  • 24/7 Emergency Hotline
    +1 919-684-9111
  • Medical Information Line
    +1 919-684-2948
  • Ask a Medic DAN.ORG
DAN’s Vision — Making every dive incident- and injury-free.

DAN First-Aid Programs

Help prepare divers to respond to real world emergencies.
Basic Life Support CPR and First Aid Emergency Oxygen for Scuba Diving Injuries Neurological Assessment First Aid for Hazardous Marine Life Injuries Diving Emergency Management Provider CPR Health Care Provider with First Aid Diving First Aid for Professional Divers

Become qualified to teach one or all of DAN's first-aid training courses and prepare divers to manage incidents and respond to emergencies. Now available on DAN's new eLearning platform, these courses complement the traditional in-water training provided to divers.

DAN’s first-aid courses reflect the newest research and best practices.