Courses and Training

Emergency Oxygen Provider

Emergency Oxygen Provider

Knowing how and when to administer emergency oxygen is a valuable skill to have in a dive emergency. PADI® Emergency Oxygen Provider prepares you to offer aid and teaches you to recognize scuba diving injuries and illnesses requiring emergency oxygen.

This is an excellent course for scuba divers, boat crew, lifeguards, freedivers, mermaids, or anyone who spends time in and around water. No age restrictions or water sessions are required.

eLearning covers self-study material. Your dive shop will charge training fees.

Take This Course If You Want to

  • • Learn to administer emergency oxygen
  • • Be prepared to offer aid to divers and any recreational water user
  • • Gain experience handling oxygen equipment

Learn How to

  • • Identify when oxygen is needed for scuba diving and water-related injuries and illnesses
  • • Aid a diver if decompression sickness is suspected
  • • Assemble an oxygen unit and administer emergency oxygen

Other Details

  • Prerequisites: none; interest in helping others
  • Total time commitment: 1 day
  • Minimum age: none; ability to handle course content
  • eLearning time commitment: 2-4 hours

Complete Emergency Oxygen Provider eLearning, then meet with your instructor for skill development and practical application. You’ll learn about dive injuries, different types of emergency oxygen equipment and safety considerations when using oxygen.

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