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Dive Medicine

 First Aid Course

Welcome to the Dive Medicine Courses at Bella Bay Divers! These courses are designed for divers who are passionate about exploring the underwater world while prioritizing their health and safety. You'll learn about the essential aspects of dive medicine, including how to recognize and manage common diving-related health issues. Our expert instructors will guide you through practical knowledge and skills, ensuring you're well-equipped to handle medical situations that may arise during diving. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced diver, this course is an invaluable addition to your diving education, enhancing your ability to dive safely and confidently.

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Divers Alert Network
First Response Training International
Emergency First Response
American Safety & Health Institute
Divers Aler Network (DAN)

DAN First Aid Courses

The Divers Alert Network (DAN) offers a range of instructor-led courses focusing on dive safety and first aid. These courses are designed to equip divers, instructors, and dive leaders with the knowledge and skills necessary to handle dive-related emergencies and promote safe diving practices. They cover topics such as oxygen first aid, neurological assessments, and first aid for hazardous marine life injuries. The courses blend theoretical knowledge with practical training, making them essential for those looking to enhance their diving safety skills.

Divers Alert Network

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Basic Life Support: CPR and First Aid (BLS)

This fundamental course prepares you to provide proper care for life-threatening illnesses or injuries until professional emergency medical care is available. The life-support skills taught in this course include one- and two-rescuer CPR for adults, children and infants. Use of automatic external defibrillators, bleeding management, assisting a choking victims and responding to a person in shock. The first aid skills taught include conducting secondary assessments, splinting and responding to medical emergencies.

Emergency Oxygen for Scuba Diving Injuries (EO2)

Administering emergency oxygen is the preferred first aid for scuba diving injuries, and early administration can drastically improve the outcome for an injured diver. The DAN Emergency Oxygen for Scuba Diving Injuries course teaches you how to administer life-saving oxygen first aid to divers who may be suffering from decompression illness (DCI). Additionally, this course will teach you how to recognize the signs and symptoms of decompression illness and respond to them accordingly. The emergency response skills taught in this course are not unique to scuba diving; they apply to many other watersports and other activities.

Note: Current DAN BLS: CPR & FA, CPR: HCP provider or other nationally recognized full CPR training is prerequisite to this course.

Diving First Aid for Professional Divers (DFA Pro)

Professional divers have unique responsibilities and a duty to respond to unique situations; their first-aid training should not be any less unique. DAN’s Diving First Aid for Professional Divers course is designed for commercial, professional, aquarium, and scientific divers, and it provides knowledge and first aid skills specifically for these work environments. 

DFA Pro includes all elements of the DAN BLS and EO2 courses and includes material on neurological assessment and first aid for hazardous marine life injuries.  In the neurological assessment portion of the DFA Pro course, you will learn how to properly manage injuries with neurological implications. You will learn to recognize these injuries and properly perform a neurological assessment. You’ll also learn what information to collect and relay to emergency medical services. Recognizing symptoms and responding quickly can shorten recovery times and improve long-term outcomes.  In the hazardous marine life injuries segment, you will gain the knowledge you need to identify specific types of marine life injuries and the first aid skills to treat them.

DFA Pro is the most comprehensive first-aid course in the dive industry.  While geared toward dive instructors and divemasters, anyone, even non-divers, will learn an indispensable set of first aid and risk-mitigation skills. 

First Response Training International

First Response Training International

The training programs offered at First Response Emergency Care (FREC) provide comprehensive education and skill development for individuals seeking to become proficient in emergency response. These courses cover a range of essential topics, from basic first aid to more advanced pre-hospital care, tailored to cater to various levels of expertise and professional requirements. The curriculum is designed to equip learners with the necessary knowledge and practical skills to effectively handle emergency situations, making it ideal for those aspiring to work in emergency medical services, event medical support, or similar fields.

First Response Training International

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ADULT, CHILD & INFANT EMERGENCY CARE COURSE

This course is cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR), first aid, and automated external defibrillator (AED) use combined into one program.  It is designed to teach the techniques to administer CPR, first aid, and utilize an AED in emergency situations involving infants, children, and adults.

This comprehensive program is appropriate for workplace training or general knowledge to be better prepared day to day. It meets all international standards, is OSHA* and ILCOR compliant, and has been accepted by the United States Coast Guard (USCG).

The CPR and AED components cover the knowledge needed to address one of the largest causes of death in the world. Intervening with this knowledge can possibly save a life. The first aid program reviews common techniques to treat serious emergencies, as well as less serious, more common issues.

CHILD & INFANT EMERGENCY CARE

This course is a cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR), first aid, and automated external defibrillator (AED) combined into one program.  It is designed to teach the proper techniques to administer CPR, correct first aid, and utilize an AED in emergency situations involving infants and children. Parents, teachers and daycare staff can benefit greatly from the training to save a child’s life in a number of situations. The course materials are the same as Adult and Child Emergency Care however the practical applications are child focused. This course meets all international standards and is OSHA* and ILCOR compliant.

WORKPLACE CPR/AED

This OSHA* (standards document) and ILCOR compliant course combines cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automated external defibrillator (AED) into one program.  It is designed to teach the proper techniques to safely administer CPR and utilize an AED in emergency situations involving infants, children, and adults. While not addressing first aid measures this course is the perfect way to prepare individuals to address one of the largest killers worldwide. Implementing CPR and AEDs in the event of an emergency can drastically change outcomes for the better.

O2 ADMINISTRATION COURSE

This course is intended to teach emergency oxygen (O2) administration. This program covers equipment and procedures for administrating oxygen as an emergency procedure. Equipment selection and use for decompression illness emergencies are detailed with practical components to train a well rounded rescuer.

BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS

This OSHA* and ILCOR compliant course is intended to teach users about pathogens that can be encountered through bodily fluids. Designed for workplace use it teaches participants about the hazards, prevention, and solutions for fluid events. This course meets workplace requirements for individuals with a reasonable risk of encountering fluid interactions.

Emergency First Response

Emergency First Response (EFR)

The training programs offered at First Response Emergency Care (FREC) provide comprehensive education and skill development for individuals seeking to become proficient in emergency response. These courses cover a range of essential topics, from basic first aid to more advanced pre-hospital care, tailored to cater to various levels of expertise and professional requirements. The curriculum is designed to equip learners with the necessary knowledge and practical skills to effectively handle emergency situations, making it ideal for those aspiring to work in emergency medical services, event medical support, or similar fields.

Emergency First Response

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ADULT, CHILD & INFANT EMERGENCY CARE COURSE

This course is cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR), first aid, and automated external defibrillator (AED) use combined into one program.  It is designed to teach the techniques to administer CPR, first aid, and utilize an AED in emergency situations involving infants, children, and adults.

This comprehensive program is appropriate for workplace training or general knowledge to be better prepared day to day. It meets all international standards, is OSHA* and ILCOR compliant, and has been accepted by the United States Coast Guard (USCG).

The CPR and AED components cover the knowledge needed to address one of the largest causes of death in the world. Intervening with this knowledge can possibly save a life. The first aid program reviews common techniques to treat serious emergencies, as well as less serious, more common issues.

CHILD & INFANT EMERGENCY CARE

This course is a cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR), first aid, and automated external defibrillator (AED) combined into one program.  It is designed to teach the proper techniques to administer CPR, correct first aid, and utilize an AED in emergency situations involving infants and children. Parents, teachers and daycare staff can benefit greatly from the training to save a child’s life in a number of situations. The course materials are the same as Adult and Child Emergency Care however the practical applications are child focused. This course meets all international standards and is OSHA* and ILCOR compliant.

WORKPLACE CPR/AED

This OSHA* (standards document) and ILCOR compliant course combines cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automated external defibrillator (AED) into one program.  It is designed to teach the proper techniques to safely administer CPR and utilize an AED in emergency situations involving infants, children, and adults. While not addressing first aid measures this course is the perfect way to prepare individuals to address one of the largest killers worldwide. Implementing CPR and AEDs in the event of an emergency can drastically change outcomes for the better.

O2 ADMINISTRATION COURSE

This course is intended to teach emergency oxygen (O2) administration. This program covers equipment and procedures for administrating oxygen as an emergency procedure. Equipment selection and use for decompression illness emergencies are detailed with practical components to train a well rounded rescuer.

BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS

This OSHA* and ILCOR compliant course is intended to teach users about pathogens that can be encountered through bodily fluids. Designed for workplace use it teaches participants about the hazards, prevention, and solutions for fluid events. This course meets workplace requirements for individuals with a reasonable risk of encountering fluid interactions.

American Safety & Health Institute

American Safety & Health Institute

Welcome to our comprehensive range of American Safety and Health Institute (ASHI) courses, designed to equip you with essential skills in emergency care and first aid. Whether you're a healthcare professional, a childcare provider, an outdoor enthusiast, or simply someone who wants to be prepared for emergencies, our ASHI courses offer the knowledge and hands-on experience you need. 

American Safety & Health Institute

Our courses, certified by ASHI, are tailored to provide practical, life-saving skills that are easy to understand and apply. From basic first aid and CPR to more advanced medical response techniques, our training is comprehensive, engaging, and delivered by experienced instructors.

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Adult First Aid: Learn the critical skills to respond to and manage emergency situations for adults. This course covers the basics of first aid, including how to handle bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock, and other first aid emergencies.

Pediatric First Aid: Specially designed for children's emergencies, this course teaches you how to provide first aid to infants and children. Topics include managing pediatric injuries, sudden illnesses, and ensuring the safety of children under your care.

CPR/AED for All Ages: Master life-saving techniques with our comprehensive CPR and AED course. Suitable for all ages, this course equips you with the skills needed to perform CPR and use an automated external defibrillator (AED) effectively.

Wilderness First Aid (WFA): Ideal for outdoor enthusiasts, this course prepares you to handle medical emergencies in remote settings. Learn advanced first aid techniques, including how to respond to weather-related emergencies, bites, and stings.

Bloodborne Pathogens (BBP): Understand how to protect yourself and others from bloodborne pathogens. This course covers essential information on pathogens like HIV, hepatitis, and other infectious materials you might encounter.

Child and Babysitting Safety (CABS): A perfect course for aspiring babysitters, focusing on child safety, basic care routines, and how to handle common emergencies while babysitting.

Epi Auto-Injector Training: Learn the critical skills required to identify allergic reactions and administer epinephrine using auto-injectors. This course covers recognizing signs of severe allergies and the safe use of EAI devices.

Oxygen Administration: Gain proficiency in administering emergency oxygen. This course is essential for divers and anyone looking to enhance their emergency response capabilities, particularly in situations where oxygen therapy is required.

Stop Life-Threatening Bleeding: Equip yourself with the knowledge and skills to control severe bleeding. This course covers various techniques, including the use of tourniquets and wound packing, essential for saving lives in critical situations.

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)/PALS: This advanced course focuses on life-saving interventions for cardiac emergencies and pediatric advanced life support. Designed for healthcare professionals, it combines both theory and practical skills.

Emergency Medical Response (EMR): Become a first responder with our EMR course. This comprehensive training covers a wide range of skills, including medical emergency management, trauma care, and emergency response coordination.

Basic Life Support (BLS): Essential for healthcare providers, this course offers the fundamental skills of BLS, including CPR, AED use, and other critical lifesaving techniques.

Advanced First Aid: Expand your first aid knowledge with our advanced course. It covers a wide range of medical emergencies and the appropriate first aid responses, including advanced techniques not covered in standard first aid courses.

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