Although serious hazardous marine life injuries are rare, most divers experience minor discomfort from unintentional encounters with fire coral, jellyfish and other marine creatures at some point in their dive careers. Learn how to recognize and minimize these injuries.
The First Aid for Hazardous Marine Life Injuries course is designed to provide divers with knowledge regarding specific types of marine life injuries and the general first aid treatment for those injuries. This course introduces students to identification of potentially hazardous marine life as well as how to avoid injuries.
This program also provides an excellent opportunity for experienced divers and instructors to continue their education.
Topics covered in the First Aid for Hazardous Marine Life Injuries course include:
Skill Performance Objectives
To successfully complete the DAN First Aid for Hazardous Marine Life Injuries course, participants must demonstrate skill and confidence providing first aid to injured divers who have simulated hazardous marine life injuries.
- No dive certification required
- Must be 12 years old. Strongly recommended to be currently certified in CPR/First Aid
- DAN First Aid for Hazardous Marine Life Injuries Manual (included)
You will need the following equipment for the course:
DAN First Aid for Hazardous Marine Life Injuries: $75.00*
*Plus tax for books and equipment