Diver EMT / Diver MEDIC / Diver RN Course 2 days Las Vegas USA
Diver EMT / Diver MEDIC / Diver RN Course 2 days Las Vegas USA

Diver EMT / Diver MEDIC / Diver RN Course 2 days Las Vegas USA

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2800 W Sahara Ave #8A

Las Vegas, Nevada NV 89102

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D - EMT Diver Emergency Medical Technician (2 day)  Diver Medic (Paramedic and Medical students) and Diver RN (Nurse)

Learn how to be prepared and act confidently with the knowledge and skills necessary to deal with any diving based medical emergency.

The Diver EMT and Diver Medic Course is a course designed for all State registered EMTs, Paramedics, Medical students and Registered Nurses  (NON-US Medical personal may also take this course) If you do not have a medical qualification you are allowed to take the course however you will receive a Diving Emergency Awareness Certificate.

(Large Discounts for groups)

We have several companies who have sponsored our training who are exhibiting at DEMA and have given us a number of items to give away to our students during this course.  Some of the items cost more than the course.

SUUNTO, Dive Tank Ltd, Buddy Watcher, SKB Cases

The Diver EMT/Diver Medic course is field based only. We want you to put all of your skills learned as an EMT/Paramedic/Medical Student /RN to be able to tackle any Diving Emergency and feel confident you did everything you could to help. We have a very busy schedule and you will be expected to do a number of real-life scenarios through the 2 days.  This is the perfect course for those of you who may attend a Scuba Diving injury along the coast or at an inland Dive Site or even in your Emergency Department.

We will be covering the following subjects:

Diving Physics - Laws in Diving

  • Boyles Law
  • Charles Law
  • Universal Gas Equation
  • Henry's Law
  • Dalton's Law

Decompression Illness

  • History
  • Pathology and manifestation of DCI
  • Types of DCI
  • Recognition and managment of DCI
  • Understanding of treatment tables used in a recompression chamber
  • Neurological Assessment

Gas Toxicity

  • Hypercapnia
  • Oxygen Toxicity
  • Carbon Monoxide Toxicity
  • High Pressure Nervous Syndrome
  • Inert Gas Narcosis
  • Hydrocarbons/Breathing Gas Contamination


  • Ear Nose and Throat structures
  • Sinusitis
  • Reverse Block
  • Barotrauma to the ears
  • Recognition and management of injuries
  • Correct use of Otoscope

Lung Injuries

  • Pneumothorax
  • Tension Pneumothorax
  • Flail chest
  • Chest Injuries
  • Subcutaneous Emphysema
  • Arterial Gas Embolism
  • PFO

Marine Life Injuries

  • Trauma
  • Envenomation
  • Venomous Injuries
  • Other injuries
  • Treament of marine life injuries

Diving Emergency scenarios

We have a Nevada state registered physician who is our Medical Director for this course.

What certificate will I get? The Diver Medic brings you this amazing course. You will receive a wall and card certificate valid for two years.  EMT's will receive the Diver Emergency Medical Technician Certification (D-EMT)  Paramedics and Medical Students will receive the Diver Medic Certification. Registered Nurses will recieve the Diver RN certification.

How much is the course? The cost of the course is $270.00 (DEMA Special - Normally $350.00). You will receive a handout and wall certificate and certification card. (please bring your own Stethoscope

Refreshments will be provided.

Venue is very close to the Las Vegas Convention Centre (8 Min drive) DEMA 2016

(Please note that this course is not a NBDHMT course and more advanced than the DAN DEMP course)

For more information please contact us at info@thedivermedic.com or visit our website for further information on other courses. www.thedivermedic.com


Link for our other courses - http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/the-diver-medic-and-andi-international-11349897000

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