This course, On-Site Neurological Assessment for Divers, is an advanced-level program that provides additional training for those individuals who have successfully completed the DAN Oxygen First Aid for Scuba Diving Injuries course within the past two years (24 months).
The DAN On-Site Neurological Assessment for Divers Provider (âDAN On-Site Neuro Providerâ) program is designed to:
- Refresh the knowledge of the warning signs of a dive emergency
- Identify when it is appropriate to conduct an on-site neurological assessment
- Conduct an on-site neurological assessment
At the end of this program, DAN On-Site Neurological Assessment for Divers, participants will be able to:
- Understand and identify common warning signs of decompression illness.
- Take a dive history to determine when it is appropriate to conduct a complete n-Site Neurological Assessment.
- Use an On-Site Neurological Assessment Slate to conduct a complete On-Site Neurological Assessment.
- Review of Decompression Illness
- The Purpose of an On-Site Neurological Assessment
- The Five Areas Evaluated as Part of an On-Site Neurological Assessment, including:
- Mental Function
- Cranial Nerves
- Motor Function (Strength)
- Sensory Function
- Balance and Coordination.