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Dive Medic Technician Course in Thailand

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DMTs serve at the critical first step in the diving medicine chain, caring for injured divers on the scene and acting as tenders in the hyperbaric chamber.
Many of the participants in these programs are diving safety officers with dive teams or tenders associated with hyperbaric chambers, but a good number of them are also dive professionals interested in advancing their knowledge of dive medicine so they can better tend to the divers in their care.

Responsibility of a DMT

DMTs Diver Medical Technicians provide an alternative to presence of qualified hyperbaric physicians at every dive site who can respond to emergency medical situations and communicate effectively with a physician located remotely.
They also provide emergency care and basic life support in the field while stabilizing injured divers. They report accidents and treatment to medical authorities and perform tasks and give aid as directed by proper authorities.
DMTs also encourage fitness in diving community and keep accurate, informative records, such and neurological assessments and histories of divers in their care, where appropriate.

This DMT course in Thailand offers lectures presented by internationally known faculty, hands-on practical skills, and the experience gained through 14 hours of clinical time.
Lecture topics include: the Role and Responsibilities of the DMT; Review of Gas Laws; Nitrogen Narcosis, O2 Toxicity; the Ears & Sinuses; Otoscope Use; Decompression Sickness (DCS) and much more.

Program Certification
The National Board of Diving and Hyperbaric Medical Technology has certified the DMT course as a Module 16 program.
Each course at Blue Label Diving is limited to 6 persons.

COURSE PRICE: 45,000 THB ( US$ 1500)

The Diving Medical Technician program includes skill training in all of current training programs. Candidates will receive additional skill training in otoscope use, neurological surveys, detailed physical exams and invasive skills.

For more information contact info@divemedics.org or visit http://divemedics.org

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