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Emergency Oxygen Provider

The PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider Course

Inspecting oxygen maskBe the one ready to help a fellow diver should the need arise by becoming a PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider.

The Fun Part

Breathe easy—knowing that you know how to recognize illnesses treatable by emergency oxygen. Being the best buddy you can be means being prepared – especially in a time of need.

What You Learn

You learn how to

  • Recognize diving illnesses treatable by emergency oxygen
  • Properly setup equipment
  • Administer emergency oxygen

The Scuba Gear You Use

Scuba gear is not necessary to take this course.

The Learning Materials You Need

O2 Provider Manual for scuba lessonsThe PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider Manual is an important component of PADI’s Emergency Oxygen training program. Before class, you’ll review a step-by-step explanation of when and how to provide emergency oxygen. You’ll also learn about safety considerations, and how to assemble and disassemble emergency oxygen equipment. The care-at-a-glance card is a quick reference guide to pack in your gear bag and review in case of an emergency.
To purchase this product, contact your local PADI Instructor, dive shop or resort.

Prerequisites

Though suited for divers, this course has no prerequisites and doesn’t include dives, which means it is equally applicable to those who are around divers – boat crew, non-diving buddies, lifeguards, and shore staff. You don’t need any previous CPR or first aid training to take the course.

Your Next Adventure

Scuba lessons allow hands on O2 trainingThe Emergency First Response certification, which covers CPR and first aid, pairs perfectly with the Emergency Oxygen Provider course.

You’ll also want to be sure to complete your Rescue Diver and Master Scuba Diver rating to be the best prepared dive buddy around.

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