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Diver's World First Aid & CPR

Upcoming Classes

  • Mon, Nov 13th

    Diver's World

    6pm - 9pm

    sign up prior to 10/31. online portion must be completed by 11/10

    Michael Moulton
    NAUI Instructor #56437
    Michael is very involved with the diving community, he currently is a certified Aqua Lung and Apeks Service Technician and a NAUI Scuba Instructor. His favorite part about teaching scuba is everything! He enjoys all aspects of scuba; the science, the adventure, the people, and “the toys.” Michael has dived in some very interesting environments such as an underground mine and under ice; every dive is Michael’s favorite. Michael emphasizes that scuba is a sport with infinite opportunities, he is always learning and growing. “Jump in and get wet” is Michael’s motto for those interested in the sport    

Diver's World First Aid & CPR

Why Take This Course

The American Heart Association states that cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) provided by a bystander immediately after sudden cardiac arrest can double or triple a victim’s chance of survival. Brain death starts to occur four to six minutes after someone experiences cardiac arrest if no CPR and defibrillation occurs during that time. This course will help prepare you to handle cardiovascular events and other life-threatening incidents. Meets ILCOR/AHA 2010 Guidelines.

What You Will Learn

You will learn how to perform CPR, use an automated external defibrillator (AED) and become familiar with the signs and symptoms associated with heart attacks and respiratory arrest. Managing shock and controlling external bleeding are other skills covered that can help save lives.

You will learn about:

  • Primary & Secondary Assessments
  • Signs & symptoms of common medical emergencies
  • Stroke Assessment

You will develop the following skills:

  • Initial and secondary assessments
  • Recovery position technique
  • CPR techniques
  • Automated external defibrillator (AED) use
  • Obstructed airway management
  • Control of external bleeding
  • Bandaging, wound management and splinting
  • Shock management