About the Course: Knowing how and when to administer emergency oxygen is a valuable skill to have in a dive emergency. PADI® Emergency Oxygen Provider prepares you to offer aid and teaches you to recognize scuba diving injuries and illnesses requiring emergency oxygen. This is an excellent course for scuba divers, boat crew, lifeguards, free divers, mermaids or anyone who spends time in and around water. No age restrictions or water sessions required.
How to Start Emergency Oxygen Provider Training: Complete PADI® Emergency Oxygen Provider eLearning, then meet with your instructor for skill development and practical application. You’ll learn about dive injuries, different types of emergency oxygen equipment and safety considerations when using oxygen.
PADI eLearning®: eLearning makes it easy to fit lessons into a busy schedule. Study online or offline using a computer or mobile device. Connect with your instructor if you have questions.
eLearning Time Commitment: 2-4 hours
With Your Instructor: You’ll practice assembling and disassembling oxygen equipment for a quick response in an emergency. Your instructor will teach you how to deploy a non-rebreather mask and a demand inhalator valve on a breathing diver. You’ll also learn how to attach a rescue breathing mask to an oxygen unit to resuscitate a non-breathing diver.
Total Time Commitment: 1 day
Prerequisites: None – Interest in helping others.
Minimum Age: None – Ability to handle course content.