Emergency Oxygen Provider
Knowing how and when to use emergency oxygen is a great skill and means you are prepared to help others in case of need. Becoming a PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider allows you to breathe easy knowing that you can recognize treatable diving illnesses with emergency oxygen and are prepared to offer help.
There are no prerequisites, age restrictions or mandatory water sessions on this course – it is open to everyone. Freelance divers, snorkelers and anyone who is next to divers such as boat crews, lifeguards, etc. will benefit from having this training.
First Dive Emergency Response
You will learn about diving injuries , different types of oxygen equipment emergency and safety considerations when using oxygen. Then you will practice:
- Mount and dismantle emergency oxygen equipment.
- Configure a one-way mask and a demand inhaler valve on a breathing diver.
- Wear a pocket mask on a nonbreathing diver.
How is the emergency oxygen course in diving?
Your PADI Instructor will have emergency oxygen equipment units available for training. They can also help you acquire your own unit for use after classes. You may need a disposable one-way mask to wear during the practice sessions that your instructor can help you get.
How to start the course?
Register now or view our center to register for the course and get your PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider Manual . Read the manual before class as instructed by your instructor as preparation for practical skills.