SDP SCUBA Diving Paramedic

I. Description

  • The program is designed to provide comprehensive training to those who are interested in the health issues related to SCUBA diving.
  • The program covers providing emergency first aid, CPR (cardio-pulmonary resuscitation), the basics of AED and providing of oxygen for the purpose of SCUBA related accidents.


II. Instructor’s Qualification

  • The Program may be led only by an Instructor with the ASTD Sport Diving Instructor qualification or higher.
  • The Instructor must have a valid SCUBA Diving Paramedic certificate (not older than 3 years).


III. Prerequisites

  • Minimum age is not set.
  • The minimum recommended SCUBA qualification is ASTD OWD or equivalent (RSTC OWD, CMAS P*, etc.).
  • The course is also suitable for non-divers with an interest in medical issues related to SCUBA diving and in First Aid providing (e.g. water rescuers, paramedics etc.).