Emergency First Response & DAN Training

Emergency First ResponseWhy Emergency First Response?

Emergency First Response gives you the tools you need to perform CPR and First Aid. Whether you're a diver or a non-diver, Emergency First Response prepares you to properly handle potentially life-threatening situations.

What do I need to start?

  • No dive certification required
  • No minimum age limit
What will I do?

Emergency First Response PakThis comprehensive program is composed of two core modules that can be taught in tandem or as stand-alone courses: Emergency First Response - Primary Care and Emergency First Response - Secondary Care. Together, these courses proved extensive instruction in CPR and First Aid, as well as providing optional (yet recommended) Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and Emergency Oxygen sections.

How long will it take?
  • Depending on the amount of home study, the Primary and Secondary courses may be completed in as little as four hours.
What will I need?
  • Participant Pack, which includes manual, binder and first aid pack.
Where can I go from here?

This course satisfies all your PADI Diver prerequisite.

What will it cost?
  • $75 plus course materials
  • We strongly encourage you to concurrently take the PADI O2 Provider class for an additional $25.
  • Other EFR courses we offer

    • Care for Children
    • Primary Care.
    • Secondary Care.
    • CPR/AED

    Our professional CPR Instructors will come to your workplace to offer Emergency Care programs for state and insurance requirements


    DAN Training Programs


    Oxygen First Aid for Scuba Diving Injuries

    As a recreational diver, you can receive training to provide vital first aid that can make a difference to a scuba diver with decompression illness. The DAN Oxygen Provider Course provides entry-level training in the recognition and management of possible diving-related injuries using emergency oxygen first aid.

    Course Cost: $75 plus course materials

    Oxygen First Aid for Aquatic Emergencies

    This course trains non-divers and professional rescuers (such as lifeguards) to recognize near-drowning / submersion incidents and other aquatic medical emergencies and to provide basic life support including the use of oxygen first aid.

    Course Cost: $75 plus course materials


    DAN DEMP logo.jpg DEMP: Diving Emergency Management Provider Program

    Learn the knowledge and skills from several courses into one single approach to dive emergency management. Class covers Oxygen Provider, AED for Divers, Hazardous Marine Life and Advanced Oxygen Provider.

    Course Cost: $195 plus course materials


    DAN On-site Neuro Icon.jpg On-Site Neuro Assessment

    While diving injuries are rare, unfortunately they do happen. This course will train you to spot the subtle signs of decompression sickness before they get serious. It is a must for every diver.

    Course cost: $75 plus materials (Current Oxygen First Aid required)


    First Aid for Hazardous Marine Life Injuries

    Serious hazardous marine life injuries are rare, but most divers experience minor discomfort from unintentional encounters with fire coral, jellyfish and other marine creatures. This course teaches divers to minimize these injuries and reduce diver discomfort and pain.

    Course Cost: $50 plus course materials


    Automated External Defibrillators for Scuba Diving

    More than 10 percent of all dive fatalities are actually caused by cardiovascular disease, according to DAN dive accident and fatality statistics. This course teaches divers and other interested parties to provide care for sudden cardiac arrest including the use of an automated external defibrillator (AEDs).

    Course Cost: $50 plus course materials (Current CPR required)


    Automated External Defibrillators for Aquatic Emergencies

    When a person drowns, they may or may not inhale water. They normally enter cardiac arrest because of the inability to breathe. This course teaches interested parties to provide care for cardiac arrest by using an automated external defibrillator (AED).

    Course Cost: $50 plus course materials (Current CPR required)

    Remote Emergency Medical Oxygen (REMO2)

    The DAN Remote Emergency Medical Oxygen (REMO2) system module supplements the DAN Oxygen First Aid in Scuba Diving Injuries course. Based on medical closed-circuit oxygen rebreather technology, the REMO2 device provides injured divers with high concentrations of emergency oxygen for extended periods. This training course instructs the Oxygen Provider in the use of DAN's new REMO2 system.

    Course Cost: not being taught at this time.

    DAN DIve Med Divers logo.jpg Diving Medicine for Divers 

    When you want to know more than just basic first aid techniques, this program is for you. This modular program includes sections on fitness to dive, safety planning and basic physical examinations.

    Course Cost:
    Part 1: $50 plus materials.
    Part 2: $50 plus materials.
    Combined in one class: $75.00 plus materials