Diving Medical Responder – Hampton, VA
Date(s) - May. 01, 2017 - May. 03, 2017
9:00am - 5:00pm
Hampton Fire Station #9
This course will train the successful student in the skills necessary to respond to a diving emergency. It is designed specifically for public safety dive teams and professional divers. It is the Dive Medical Technician course without chamber operations. Medical and non-medical dive team members are encouraged to attend.
First Responder / EMT / Paramedic
- Fitness for Diving
- Physics and Physiology of Diving
- Decompression Sickness
- Cerebral Arterial Gas Embolism
- Other Diving Related Injuries
- Patient Assessment
- Neurological Assessment
- Advanced Airways
- Chest Decompression
Scenarios will be conducted utilizing patient simulation mannequins. You will perform patient assessments on the mannequin, perform needle decompression, provide wound care and hemorrhage control with tourniquets and hemostatic gauze.