Advanced Oxygen First Aid for Divers

EFR

There's so much to know about Oxygen. Advanced Oxygen First Aid for Divers is an advanced-level program that provides additional training for use of the MTV-100 or a Bag Valve Mask (BVM) while providing care for a non-breathing injured diver and activating the local emergency medical services (EMS) and / or arranging for evacuation to the nearest available medical facility.

You Will Learn:
• How to assemble and prepare the Manually Triggered Ventilator (MTV) and Bag Valve Mask (BVM)
• The benefits of using the Manually Triggered Ventilator (MTV) and Bag Valve Mask (BVM) for a non-breathing diver
• How to provide Oxygen First Aid with the MTV resuscitator on a breathing and non-breathing diver
• How to provide Oxygen First Aid with the Bag Valve Mask to a non-breathing diver
• How to inspect the MTV and / or Bag Valve Mask and determine readiness for use
• The circumstances for using the MTV and / or Bag Valve Mask
• The directions for ventilations with the MTV and / or Bag Valve Mask
• The potential problems associated with the use of the MTV and / or Bag Valve Mask
• The considerations for effective ventilations with the MTV and / or Bag Valve Mask
• The characteristics of effective ventilation using the MTV and / or Bag Valve Mask
• The steps to follow for cleaning, disinfecting and maintenance of the MTV and / or Bag Valve Mask.
• How to disassemble and reassemble the MTV and / or Bag Valve Mask
• The correct technique for testing the MTV and / or Bag Valve Mask prior to using it
• The correct technique for using the MTV 100 and / or Bag Valve Mask to resuscitate non-breathing divers (during training this will be done on a mannequin)
• The correct technique for using the MTV 100 to provide oxygen to breathing divers

Prerequisites:
• You must have successfully completed the DAN Oxygen First Aid for Scuba Diving Injuries course within the 12 months


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