Divers Alert Network (DAN) First Aid for Professional Divers Courses at Blue Horizons Dive Center - the premier Northeast scuba shop in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania metro area

Blue Horizons Dive Center


People who dive as a part of their job or volunteer duties often need first aid training to manage unique situations that may occur. DAN's Diving First Aid for Professional Divers (DFA Pro) course is designed for commercial, professional, aquarium and scientific divers, providing first aid knowledge and skills specific to these work environments. It also provides rescue management skills for dive masters and dive instructors.

DFA Pro is comprised of information from the Emergency Oxygen for Scuba Diving Injuries, Neurological Assessment, First Aid for Hazardous Marine Life Injuries and CPR HCP courses. It meets U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration guidelines for workplace CPR and first aid.


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01

Anatomy, physiology, blood-borne pathogens


02

Decompression illness and oxygen first aid


03

Response, assessment, and medical emergency management


01

Scene safety assessment


02

Initial and secondary assessments


03

1-and-2-person CPR for adults, children and infants


04

Automated external defibrillator (AED) use


05

Oxygen first aid administration


06

F-A-S-T assessment


07

Wound management and bandage and splint application


08

Control of external bleeding


09

Pressure immobilization technique


10

Severe allergic reaction management


2019 PADI
COURSE DATES


Please, contact a Blue Horizons Training Consultant for details. Call to schedule your class today, or click the e-mail button, below.


Scuba Tune-Up classes are conducted every first Saturday of each month. Call to schedule your class, today or send us an e-mail.


Are you a certified diver who hasn’t been able to get in the water enough —too much work, not enough play?

Join us on the first Saturday of each month (excludes December) for $10 Bubbles and a Beer. For $10, any certified diver can join us in the pool. Tank is included. Don’t have your own gear yet? For another $10 you will get an entire scuba kit to use.

Cylinder and weights are included with first $10.

Right after the event, we will head to one of the local watering holes/restaurants to grab a beer, some food & hang out. The restaurant will be a family-friendly establishment, welcoming those who can drink beer, as well as those who can only drink root beer. For those who want to drink beer, proper ID and legal age are required.

Come as often as you like; we would love to see you. Blowing bubbles is always a great time, even if it’s just in the pool. Please call to sign up so we know how many are coming.

610-558-1101

Event costs include scuba-related activities, only.


Private dates are available for all courses — by appointment.

OPEN WATER DIVER CONFINED

JAN

12-13

FEB

09-10

MAR

09-10

APR

13-14

MAY

11-12

JUN

08-09

JUL

13-14

AUG

10-11

SEP

14-15

OCT

12-13

NOV

09-10

DEC

14-15

OPEN WATER CERTIFICATION

MAY

18-19

JUN

15-16

JUL

20-21

AUG

17-18

SEP

21-22

OCT

19-20

NOV

09-10

COURSES

MAR

16

NITROX

MAR

23

EFR

APR
APR

20

NITROX

ADVANCED
PROGRAMS

MAY

25-26

JUN

22-23

JUL

27-28

AUG

24-25

SEP

28-29

OCT

19-20

SCUBA REVIEW/
SCUBA TUNE-UP

JAN

05

FEB

02

MAR

02

APR

06

MAY

04

JUN

01

JUL

06

AUG

03

SEP

07

OCT

05

NOV

02

DEC

07

2019 PADI
PRO DATES


Now enrolling.


Please, contact our Blue Horizons Course Director's Office for details, or click the e-mail button, below.

INSTRUCTOR
COURSES

MAY

03-04

AI

MAY

05

EFRI

MAY

10-11

OWSI

MAY

17

OWSI

MAY

18-19

PADI IE

AUG

02-03

AI

AUG

04

EFRI

AUG

16-18

OWSI

AUG

23

OWSI

AUG

24-25

PADI IE

SEP

27-29

AI

OCT

11-13

OWSI

OCT

18

OWSI

OCT

19-20

PADI IE

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