Emergency Oxygen Provider
Be ready when the need arises
The PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider Course with AQUASUB SCUBA DIVING CENTRE
The PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider course is designed to provide divers and non-divers with the knowledge and skills necessary to recognize diving injuries and provide emergency oxygen to an injured diver until professional medical assistance arrives.
During the course, you will learn about the different types of diving injuries that may require emergency oxygen, as well as the signs and symptoms of decompression sickness and other diving-related injuries. You will also learn how to properly assemble and use an emergency oxygen unit, and how to safely administer oxygen to an injured diver.
To enroll in the PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider course, you do not need to have any diving certification. The course typically includes both classroom and practical sessions, and can be completed in just a few hours.
The PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider course is an important training program for anyone who may encounter an injured diver, whether they are a fellow diver or a non-diver on a boat or at a dive site. Providing emergency oxygen can be a critical step in the treatment of diving injuries, and can greatly improve the chances of a successful recovery.
Immediately recognize scuba diving illnesses treatable with emergency oxygen and be prepared to offer aid. There are no prerequisites or age restrictions. This course is open to everyone.
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.
There are no prerequisites, age restrictions or water sessions required for this course - it's open to everyone. Scuba divers, snorkelers and anyone who is around divers - boat crew, lifeguards, etc. - will benefit from having this training.
What You Will Learn
You'll learn 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.
- Deploying a non-rebreather mask and a demand inhalator valve on a breathing diver.
- Using a pocket mask on a nonbreathing diver.
Prerequisites & Requirements
- There are no requirements for this class
- It is open to anyone
For all your learning materials and equipment, contact AQUASUB SCUBA DIVING CENTER.
- Student Enrollment Form - All students must complete the intake form
- Liability and Risk Acknowledgement Forms - All students must complete, print and sign the questionaire and liability releases.
- Medical Questionaire - If Form 2 has ANY questions you have answered YES to, you must complete form 3 and have it signed by your personal physician
Choose your next adventure!
Many shipwrecks are often found in deeper water. That’s why the PADI Deep Diver course is a natural companion to the PADI Wreck Diver course. Sometimes you can take these two specialties concurrently.
Other training to consider is the PADI Enriched Air Diver course on your way to PADI Master Scuba Diver.
For more information about this or other PADI courses have a chat with one of the AQUASUB SCUBA DIVING CENTER Team members.