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DAN Neurological Assessment

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Neurological Assessment

Why Take This Course

Stroke is the third-leading cause of death and the leading cause of long-term disability according to the American Heart Association. Decompression illness (DCI) can present as a neurological injury associated with scuba diving. Rapid recognition of and response to a suspected neurological injury, regardless of cause, can help convince the injured person of the need for emergency oxygen and help the responder monitor the injured person’s condition and report findings to emergency medical services (EMS).

What You Will Learn

The DAN Neurological Assessment course focuses on how to obtain
essential information about an individual involved in a dive emergency or
suspected of having a stroke and what information to relay to EMS.

You will learn about:
Nervous system overview
Decompression illness
Neurological assessments

You will develop the following skills:
Making a F-A-S-T assessment
Taking a history
Monitoring vital signs
Assessing cranial nerve function
Determining mental function
Evaluating motor function
* Assessing coordination and balance


$125.00, includes materials