Knowing how and when to use emergency oxygen is a great skill to have and means you’re ready to help others should the need arise. Becoming a PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider lets you breathe easy knowing that you can recognize scuba diving illnesses treatable with emergency oxygen, and are prepared to offer aid.
There are no prerequisites, age restrictions or water sessions required for this course – it’s open to everyone. Scuba divers, snorkelers and anyone who is around divers – boat crew, lifeguards, etc. – will benefit from having this training. What will you learn?
You’ll learn about dive injuries, different types of emergency oxygen
equipment and safety considerations when using oxygen.
Assembling and disassembling emergency oxygen equipment
Deploying a non re-breather mask and a demand inhalator valve on a breathing diver
Using a pocket mask on a non breathing diver
What equipment will you use?
Your PADI Instructor will have emergency oxygen units available to use for training. You’ll also need to have a disposable non-rebreather mask to use during practice sessions, which your instructor can help provide. How long does it take?
The Emergency Oxygen Provider takes just one day.
How much does it cost?
Please contact us for current availability and pricing for the Emergency Oxygen Provider Specialty course.
* Please note any person wishing to participate in a PADI course or experience is required to fill out an RSTC Medical Statementprior to any in-water activities. If you answer "YES" to any of the medical questions, then you will require written permission from a Doctor, using the attached form, to participate in any PADI course or experience. *
* PADI Standards states that each student have a personal set of current PADI materials for study and use during the course and for reference afterward, to include, at a minimum, the course manual (book, digital or app version) unless unavailable in a language understood by the student diver. *
* All certified divers will be required to show proof of certification prior to diving. Some agencies (such as PADI) can be verified online *
* It is highly recommended to have travel insurance, or specific dive accident insurance such as Divers Alert Network (D.A.N.) that can be purchased online here prior to your trip. According to D.A.N.'s recommendations regarding flying after diving, please allow for at least 18 hours before flying in an airplane after scuba diving *