DAN Courses


DAN, or The Divers Alert Network is a nonprofit dive safety organisation and is 'the' largest association of recreational divers in the world.  DAN's mission is to help divers in need of medical emergency assistance and to promote dive safety through research, education, products and services.

DAN offers a full range of courses to equip you with the skills to deal with diving related emergencies. Ranging from First Aid to speciality dive accident treatment; ensuring your safety and that of others.

On-Site Neurological Assessment for Divers

Learn how to conduct a neurological assessment on a potentially injured diver in this course. The information gained in this assessment can help convince a…

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Oxygen First Aid for Scuba Diving Injuries

As a recreational diver, you can receive training to provide vital first aid that can make a difference to a scuba diver with decompression illness.…

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Advanced Oxygen First Aid for Scuba Diving Injuries

This advanced-level program is designed to train existing DAN Oxygen Providers to use the MTV-100 or a Bag Valve Mask while providing care for a…

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Automated External Defibrillators for Scuba Diving

More than 10 percent of all dive fatalities are actually caused by cardiovascular disease, according to DAN dive accident and fatality statistics. This course teaches…

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First Aid for Hazardous Marine Life Injuries

Serious hazardous marine life injuries are rare, but most divers experience minor discomfort from unintentional encounters with fire coral, jellyfish and other marine creatures. This…

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Diving Medicine for Divers Part 1

If you want to know more than just the basic first aid techniques, Dive Medicine for Divers is your next step. This modular program includes…

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Diving First Aid for Professional Divers

This program is intended for divers who are required to have first aid, CPR and oxygen first aid training prior to diving as part of…

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Diving Medicine for Divers Part 2

This program provides information regarding topics such as decompression illness, barotraumas and equipment-related safety issues and includes skill development on taking a blood pressure and…

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Diving Medicine for Divers Part 3

This final part of the series provides information regarding gas toxicities, drowning, ear barotrauma and use of an otoscope. Part 3 builds on the foundations…

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Diving Emergency Management Provider

Learn the knowledge and skills from several courses and combine these into one single approach to dive emergency management. It is a rare event when…

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