The ANDI Advanced Diver Medic Technician Course with Bruce Konefe is a two week training course. The courses will be conducted from Monday – Friday 0800 a.m. – 5 pm. During your training courses you will be introduced to some of the most knowledgeable DMO (Diving Medical Officers) and certified nurses. As a student you will be shown some of the most up to date and advanced medical care given to a patient in a Diving environment.
Here is a list of some of the information that will be covered during your training.
Diving physiology/gases/ pressure review/Decompression theory
Treating a patient in Shock
Decompression Illness/Arterial Gas embolism/Bar0trauma
Near drowning/ear infections/ prevention
Salt water aspiration
Inert Counter Diffusion
In Water Recompression
High Pressure Nervous System(HPNS)/Compression arthralgia
Narcosis/ Deep water black out
Carbon dioxide/Carbon monoxide Poisioning
Oxygen Administration/oxygen handling/cleaning
Intravenous Fluid Therapy
Administration of Drugs
Checking Blood pressure/temperature/respiratory rate/pulse
The Structure of the body/Nervous system/ circulatory system/skeletal system
Transportation of patient of clinic/hospital
Taking care of Fractures and sprains
In/out of water Diving accidents
Airway obstruction/maintance/advanced airway technique
Dealing with Marine environment and the dangers.
Safety/protection when dealing with fluids
Emergency first aid kits/supplies/Oxygen kits
This is not a complete list but a good ideal of what you will be learning during your two week training course.