How do I begin?
You start with the training materials. We will provide you with an electronic manual so you can do all your studying at home before you come to Cyprus.
What's in the course?
At the end of this programme, participants will be able to:
List the instructions for providing oxygen to non-breathing injured scuba divers.
State the ideal concentrations of oxygen and the factors that can influence them.
Inspect the MTV and/or Bag Valve Mask.
Outline the circumstances for using the MTV and/or the Bag Valve Mask.
List the directions for ventilations with the MTV and/or Bag Valve Mask.
List the potential problems associated with the use of the MTV and /or Bag Valve Mask.
List the considerations for effective ventilations with the MTV and/or Bag Valve Mask.
Describe the characteristics of an effective ventilation using the MTV and/or Bag Valve Mask.
Explain the steps to follow for cleaning, disinfecting and maintenance of the MTV and/or Bag Valve Mask.
Perform a scene safety assessment.
List the steps in performing a scene safety assessment.
Assess the Airway, Breathing and Circulation (ABCs) of an injured diver.
Demonstrate a caring attitude towards a diver who becomes ill or injured.
Establish and maintain the Airway and Breathing (perform Rescue Breathing) for an injured diver.
Disassemble and reassemble the MTV and/or Bag Valve Mask.
Demonstrate the correct technique for testing the MTV and/or the Bag Valve Mask prior to using it.
Use the MTV and/or Bag Valve Mask to resuscitate non-breathing divers (during training this will be done on a mannequin).
Use the MTV to provide oxygen to breathing divers.
How long does it take?
The Advanced Oxygen First Aid for Scuba Diving course takes about 4 hours.