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DAN First Aid for Hazardous Marine Life Injuries

pool-briefingDivers may experience unintentional encounters with fire coral, jellyfish and other marine creatures. Any time a person enters the marine environment there is a chance of being stung, bitten or cut. This course will teach you where you can expect to encounter potentially hazardous marine life and how to provide first aid when injuries occur. The more you know about the marine environment, the greater your chances of having safe, memorable dives.

This DAN First Aid for Hazardous Marine Life Injuries course teaches divers how to identify and avoid potentially harmful marine life. It also provides first aid skills to minimize these injuries and reduce discomfort.


What You LearnWhat's InvolvedGear You NeedUpcoming ClassesCost

Our DAN First Aid for Hazardous Marine Life Injuries Course consists of the following training sessions:

  • Vertebrate and invertebrate sources of envenomations
  • Traumatic injuries
  • Life-threatening complications
  • Seafood poisonings
  • Avoidance of marine life injuries
  • Initial assessment
  • Shock management
  • Treatment of stinging and spiny envenomations and injuries
  • Control of external bleeding
  • Pressure immobilization technique
  • Severe allergic reactions
  • Creation of an emergency assistance plan

Step 1: Contact Us with any questions or for class availability.

Step 2: Be sure you meet the prerequisite requirements.

  • Be at least 12 years old

Step 3: Stop by the shop to register and pick up your student manual.

Step 4: Come to class and learn.

Gear you are responsible for providing:

  • Your brain power.
Spots Remaining are as of 04/10/2017
Day Date Start End
Classroom Session Thursday Apr 28 7:00 PM 10:30 PM
     – 4 Spots Remaining
Classroom Session Tuesday May 16 7:00 PM 10:30 PM
     – 4 Spots Remaining