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Divers Alert Network (DAN) courses

Dive-In Larnaca offers Divers Alert Network (DAN) courses both at provider level to scuba divers and non-divers and at Instructor level.

DAN Training courses teach the first aid steps to care for an injured diver and interact with medical professionals. These courses help you gain a better understanding of dive medicine and how to respond to a dive emergency within your scope of practice. They all provide diving medical education using a language that can be easily understood by everybody.

The courses offered at Dive-In Larnaca at both Provider and Instructor level are:-

The DAN Oxygen First Aid for Scuba Diving Injuries course which represents entry-level training designed to educate divers and interested non-divers (such as a charter boat captain) to recognise scuba diving injuries and to provide emergency oxygen first aid. Find out more

DAN Oxygen First Aid for Aquatic Emergencies represents training designed to educate the public to recognise possible aquatic related injuries and to provide emergency oxygen first aid while activating the local emergency medical services (EMS) and / or arranging for evacuation to the nearest medical facility. Find out more

The DAN First Aid course represents training designed to educate persons with a CPR/BLS certification in providing First Aid to adult victims with non immediately life threatening injuries. Find out more

The DAN Automated External Defibrillation (AED) course represents entry level training designed to educate the general diving public (and interested non-divers) to better recognise the warning signs of Sudden Cardiac Arrest and administer first aid using Basic Life Support techniques and an Automated External Defibrillator while activating the local emergency medical services, (EMS) and / or arranging for evacuation to the nearest appropriate medical facility. Find out more

The DAN Basic Life Support (BLS) course will not only train divers and non-divers to resuscitate an injured person with a circulatory arrest, but can also prevent a person from getting in that condition. External bleeding, choking and shock can lead to severe circulatory and respiratory problems. The DAN BLS course will prepare you to react in the correct way, when accidents happen. Find out more

The DAN First Aid for Hazardous Marine Life Injuries represents entry-level training designed to educate the general diving (and interested non-diving) public to identify and recognise injuries caused by hazardous marine life and to provide first aid. Find out more

The DAN Medical Oxygen Rebreather trains DAN Oxygen Providers to recognise diving injuries where a MO2R System will be an effective method of providing emergency oxygen first aid and how to assemble and provide emergency oxygen first aid using a MO2R. Find out more

The DAN On-Site Neurological Assessment for Divers course provides additional training for those individuals who have successfully completed the DAN Oxygen First Aid for Scuba Diving Injuries course within the past two years (24 months). Find out more

The DAN Advanced Oxygen First Aid for Scuba Diving Injuries course is for those individuals who have successfully completed the DAN Oxygen First Aid for Scuba Diving Injuries course. It is designed to train DAN Oxygen Providers to use a positive pressure valve (as the MTV100) and/or a bag-valve-mask (BVM); depending on local legal laws and regulations.Find out more

DAN Diving Emergency Management and DAN Diving Emergency Responder courses offer a combination of the above courses to avoid repetition of skills. Find out more