Scientific Diver First Aid Refresher

Course Code

DS01

Course Type

Instructor-Led

UC Core Competency

Resource Management

Training Topic

Environmental & Occupational Safety

Course Description

This refresher course represents entry level training designed for active UCSB Scientific Divers in recognizing possible dive related injuries and providing emergency oxygen first aid while activating the local emergency medical services (EMS) and/or arranging for evacuation to the nearest available medical facility. This refresher course reviews the techniques taught by Divers Alert Network (https://www.diversalertnetwork.org/). Active UCSB scientific divers are required annually to refresh their CPR and Oxygen First Aid skills. Courses are provided by the Dive and Boat Safety Program upon demand and larger dive groups are encouraged to complete the course together prior to the start of their dive season

More Information

Enrollment for this course is not available on the UC Learning Center. To sign-up or set up a course for your dive group, contact the Dive and Boat Safety Officer (eric.hessell@ucsb.edu).