Padi Emergency Oxygen Course

PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider

Padi Emergency Oxygen Course helps you to be the one ready to help a fellow diver should the need arise by becoming a PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider. Administering Padi Emergency Oxygen is one of the most important aspects of first aid for decompression sickness, lung over-expansion injuries and also for many non diving issues such as strokes ect.

However, statistics also say that less than 50% of injured divers actually are administered Oxygen and those that do get Oxygen don’t get near 100% Oxygen concentrations due to improper administration.

We are about to teach you how the PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider Speciality Course is a essential part of you diver training

padi emergency oxygen provider
padi emergency oxygen provider

The Fun Part

Emergency O2 Provider will help you Breathe easy-knowing that you know how to recognize illnesses treatable by your emergency oxygen training. Being the best buddy you can be means being prepared – especially in a time of need.

What You Learn

You learn how to:

* Recognize diving illnesses treatable by emergency oxygen

* Properly set-up equipment

* Administer emergency oxygen


The PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider Manual is an important component of PADI Emergency Oxygen training program. Padi Emergency Oxygen Course Manual is PADI MANDATORY part of the course and important component of PADI Emergency Oxygen training . The course includes scenes assessments step-by-step explanation of when and how to provide emergency oxygen.

Becoming a PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider is an important commitment and skill. Although divers do their utmost to be safe, emergencies arise and this specialty prepares to be of service.
O2 Provider - PADI Emergency Oxygen Course - Padi Emergency Oxygen Instructor Cyprus The Learning Materials You Need

You’ll also learn about safety considerations, and how to assemble and disassemble emergency oxygen equipment. The provided Padi care-at-a-glance card is a quick reference guide to pack in your gear bag and review in case of an emergency.There is no exam to successfully complete the PADI Oxygen Provider course, and there are no Dives and exams included to be certified.


Scuba diver or not, the Padi O2 provider course can be useful in many ways. Learn how to administer oxygen to a patient, learn which mask to use and how to deliver the correct rate of oxygen under various circumstances.

This short class of 2 – 3 hour training session will allow non divers to become familiar with the processes of dealing with decompression illness, lung over expansion injuries and decompression sickness. For scuba divers and non divers too, the course will cover in more detail, the DCI and DCS type one and type two. Finally, you will learn all about drowning and near drowning accidents.

You will further learn to recognize the different components of an oxygen kit and know how to assemble and disassemble the oxygen provider equipment.

The Course

Minimum age: none

Exams: No Exam

Number of Dives: None

Minimum level: none (Anyone)

Course duration: 2 – 3 hours

During the PADI courses that you have undertaken so far, the use of oxygen for any dive incident is heavily encouraged but have you ever considered how to do this? During the PADI Rescue Diver Course, oxygen is briefly covered, but the PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider course will fit hand in hand complementing and further educating you in oxygen handling in case of any dive accidents.

Would you know how to recognise whether a diver requires oxygen administration in the first place? The PADI Oxygen Administration course gives students a background into diving anatomy, physics and physiology.

By learning the symptoms of diving emergencies such as decompression sickness, lung over-expansion injury and near drowning, this course helps students to diagnose the need for oxygen administration.

Students will also learn about the different types of oxygen delivery systems, how to use them and deliver oxygen to a patient and other considerations whilst you await the Emergency Medical Services.

Course Content

The handling of an oxygen kit requires certain knowledge. Even though its usage is fairly easy and straight forward; you want to make sure that you know what you are doing to be able to provide the most efficient help.

The course consists of a knowledge development session & practical application session which will cover:

Knowledge Development Session

* DCI signs, symptoms & first aid

* Signs & symptoms of barotraumas

* Signs of near drowning

* Signs of shock

* Signs and symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning

* Signs and symptoms of carbon dioxide poisoning

Practical Session

* To enable you to administer oxygen to an injured diver

* To familiarise you with different oxygen delivery systems

* To familiarise you with the 5 minute neurological exam

You will learn about the uses of the following oxygen masks:

* demand mask

* non re-breather mask

* resuscitation mask


Combining Emergency First Response and Padi O2 Provider

In case of an accident, the main aim of an emergency first responder is to start first aid procedures and to keep your patient in a stable condition, until professional medical help arrives. Administering oxygen to a patient with decompression illness not only aids the work of the emergency medical team but will also greatly increase their chances of survival of the victim.

Important note:

Certain countries such as Australia, New Zealand and the United States require you to have done the oxygen provider certification in order to work as a boat crew member, divemaster or scuba diving instructor, this is a must!

O2 Provider – PADI Emergency Oxygen Course – Padi Emergency Oxygen Instructor in Cyprus


Padi Emergency Oxygen Course

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