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DVG-013

Oxygen Therapy for Divers

4 hours

You will learn the Priority Action Approach including identifying scene conditions, which can endanger the rescuer or patient, transport decisions and critical interventions. Topics also include airway management involving anatomy, airway assessment, causes of obstruction and basic airway management for conscious and unconscious patients. Respiration, ventilation and oxygenation are covered with anatomy and physiology of respiration, ventilation techniques, complications and concerns with oxygen cylinders, regulators, accessories, operating procedures, patient application and signs of the beneficial effects of oxygen. This course is required by WorkSafeBC for all divers, dive supervisors or divers' tenders. All students will be required to complete a NIC waiver. Certification is valid for 3 years with a valid OFA Level 1 or equivalent.

Prerequisite(s): WSBC OFA 010 or equivalents: (EMP) WorkPlace for BC Level 1, Red Cross Workplace Emergency First Aid, St. John's Safety Oriented First Aid Emergency Level - Industry, Academy of Emergency Training Emergency First Aid - Workplace. Please bring proof of the required certification to class.


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