Knowing how and when to use emergency oxygen is a great skill to have and means you’re ready to help others should the need arise. Becoming a PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider lets you breathe easy knowing that you can recognize scuba diving illnesses treatable with emergency oxygen, and are prepared to offer aid.
- Be at least 8 years of age or older
- This course is suitable for non-divers and divers
|Theory & Practical||Theory & Practical||PDC Classroom||Sunday, Monday or Tuesday||Morning or Afternoon
Approximately 4 hours
The Emergency Oxygen Provider course consists of three main parts:
- Knowledge development completed using home study.
- Instructor demonstrated skills.
- Skill practice.
You’ll learn during your course about dive injuries, different types of emergency oxygen equipment and safety considerations when using oxygen. Then you’ll practice:
- Assembling and disassembling emergency oxygen equipment.
- Recognize diving illnesses treatable by Emergency Oxygen
- Using a pocket mask on a non-breathing diver.
- Administer Emergency Oxygen.