Knowing how and when to apply emergency oxygen is a valuable skill for divers and anyone who is around divers (lifeguards, boat crew etc) to have. Become a PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider and breathe easy with the confidence that you will be able to recognize scuba diving illnesses treatable with emergency oxygen and are prepared to offer aid.
No prerequisites, age restrictions or water skills are required for this course.
In this course you’ll learn about dive injuries, different types of emergency oxygen equipment and safety considerations when using oxygen. It is a dry course. Then you’ll practice:
- Using a pocket mask on a non-breathing diver.
- Deploying a non-rebreather mask and a demand inhalator valve on a breathing diver.
- Assembling and disassembling emergency oxygen equipment.