The Diving First Aid (DFA) for professionals is not just for professional scuba divers. The first aid course provides the industry’s most comprehensive education in basic life support skills, CPR, AED as well as O2 administration, neurological evaluations, tourniquet use, deep laceration treatment and more. Don’t be fooled by its name, this course is for ANY diver, not just dive professionals.
Diving first aid (DFA) for professionals is the most comprehensive medical course offered we offer. Created by Divers Alert Network (DAN), this course teaches divers (and non-divers alike) how to respond to emergencies as well as conduct cursory neurological exams. It goes above and beyond scuba agency medical training and is recommended for divers who enjoy diving in remote areas where emergency services may take a while to arrive. This class fulfills the prerequisite requirements for our rescue course.
Who this class is for:
Our DFA Pro course fee includes:
CPR/Diver first aid certification prerequisites:
This course teaches neurological evaluations, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), first aid, automated external defibrillator (AED), laceration treatment, BVM usage, Oxygen administration & more combined into one program. It is designed to teach the techniques to administer CPR, first aid, utilize an AED & handle other common injuries in an emergency situations involving infants, children, and adults. This course fulfills the prerequisite for earning your Rescue diver certification.