Everyone should be familiar with the signs and symptoms of life-threatening conditions. Students of this course learn to recognize these conditions and develop the skills to respond effectively. In addition to covering the basics of cardiovascular diseases, shock, choking and external bleeding, this course addresses additional circumstances that may require intervention from EMS.
The first step in being prepared to handle a diving emergency is education. DAN courses teach you the first aid steps to care for an injured diver and interact with medical professionals.