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PADI Certified Safety and emergency Courses presented by African Waters Scuba

Emergency Oxygen Provider

The PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider Course

Inspecting oxygen maskBe the one ready to help a fellow diver should the need arise by becoming a PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider.

The Fun Part

Breathe easy—knowing that you know how to recognize illnesses treatable by emergency oxygen. Being the best buddy you can be means being prepared – especially in a time of need.

What You Learn

You learn how to

  • Recognize diving illnesses treatable by emergency oxygen
  • Properly setup equipment
  • Administer emergency oxygen

The Scuba Gear You Use

Scuba gear is not necessary to take this course.

The Learning Materials You Need

O2 Provider Manual for scuba lessonsThe PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider Manual is an important component of PADI’s Emergency Oxygen training program. Before class, you’ll review a step-by-step explanation of when and how to provide emergency oxygen. You’ll also learn about safety considerations, and how to assemble and disassemble emergency oxygen equipment. The care-at-a-glance card is a quick reference guide to pack in your gear bag and review in case of an emergency.
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Prerequisites

Though suited for divers, this course has no prerequisites and doesn’t include dives, which means it is equally applicable to those who are around divers – boat crew, non-diving buddies, lifeguards, and shore staff. You don’t need any previous CPR or first aid training to take the course.

Your Next Adventure

Scuba lessons allow hands on O2 trainingThe Emergency First Response certification, which covers CPR and first aid, pairs perfectly with the Emergency Oxygen Provider course.

You’ll also want to be sure to complete your Rescue Diver and Master Scuba Diver rating to be the best prepared dive buddy around.

Rescue Diver

The PADI Rescue Diver Course

“Challenging” and “rewarding” best describe the PADI Rescue Diver course. Building upon what you’ve already learned, this course expands on what you already know about how to prevent problems, and how to manage them if they occur.

The Fun Part

The fun part about this course is rising to challenges and mastering them. Most divers find this course both demanding and rewarding, and at the end, say it’s the best course they’ve ever taken.

Beach rescue with scuba gear onGet College Credit

You may be able to earn college credit for the PADI Rescue Diver Course.

What You Learn

  • Self rescue
  • Recognizing and managing stress in other divers
  • Emergency management and equipment
  • Rescuing panicked divers
  • Rescuing unresponsive divers

The Scuba Gear You Use

You use all your basic scuba gear including a dive computer and accessories.

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Rescue Diver Crew Pak for scuba diving training courseThe Learning Materials You Need

The PADI Rescue Diver crewpak includes all materials required to complete the PADI Rescue Diver course – including a pocket mask. You’ll learn how to think like a rescue diver and preview skills you’ll practice with your African Waters Scuba PADI instructor. Once your Rescue Diver course is complete, you can review the DVD to refresh your dive safety skills as needed. This tool box of knowledge and techniques will give you the expertise to handle almost any emergency situation.

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Prerequisites

Diver having fun during her scuba diving trainingTo enroll in the PADI Rescue Diver course, you must

  • Be 12 years or older
  • Have a PADI Adventure Diver certification (or have a qualifying certification from another organization)
  • Be trained and current for first aid and CPR within the previous two years (Ask your instructor about Emergency First Response CPR and first aid courses).
Your Next Adventure

After completing CPR and first aid and the PADI Rescue Diver course, you should take the PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider course together, these three courses round out your ability to handle scuba diver emergencies.

Emergency First Response(2)

Emergency First ResponseEmergency First Response®

Take a step toward emergency preparedness and meet PADI Rescue Diver prerequisites with Emergency First Response.

As one of the foremost international CPR and first aid training companies, Emergency First Response gives you the confidence to respond to medical emergencies -- not just in the diving world, but in your every day world with your family, friends, neighbors and coworkers too.

In the event of an emergency - take an Emergency First Response courseEmergency First Response courses encompass:

Contact  us to sign up for an Emergency First Response course today. Or, to learn more, visit the Emergency First Response website.

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