First-Aid / Emergency Care For Divers

This unique ITDA - IHMP Program was developed by Hyperbaric DMT Trainers to offer the diving community a specific first aid training program for divers...

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About our Dive Medic Program

This unique ITDA - IHMP Program was developed by Hyperbaric DMT Trainers to offer the diving community a specific first aid training program for divers...

Pre-requisitie training; Requires CPR Certification any recognised body or agency: DAN - Red Cross - Red Crescent - Diving Agency - EFR - etc. etc. Or your Instructor may include CPR Certification with your Dive Medic Course.rescue

 This is not a general first aid program and is ONLY focused on diving and marine environment injuries... It is not suitable as a general first program. It is a "Specialist Medically Orientated Program for those who may come into contact with diving accidents or injuries. 


Due to laws in certain Countries we have a two (2) year renewal process.  Just a 1/2 day review, Quiz and CPR Assessment...  Any IHMP Dive Medic Instructor may complete the review and also re-certify CPR if required.

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The IHMP Dive Medic program is more than just a first-aid program for divers, as the title "Dive-Medic" suggests, it is a medically orientated program which will be both challenging and rewarding for those taking it.

The ITDA-IHMP Program requires a pre-study program of theory (6-8hrs) for 1 day program, or 2 Day full program no pre-study time.

Dive Medic First Aid Certification is required by standards for all ITDA Group Rescue Certifications and highly recommended from any diver level or from any agency.... 

The program may be included in our Rescue Diver and Aquatic Rescue Programs or it may be taught on its own as a "Dry Certification"...  CPR & Resuscitation overview is included.  

Academic / Theory studies will include:

Basic understanding of Physiology and Anatomymedic-bag

Principle and Primary Causes of Diving Accidents

Decompression Theory & Physiology relating to diving

Prevention and Risks Assessment

Case Studies of Diving Accidents

Primary Assessment and Emergency Care

Oxygen Administration and Oxygen Provider

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Managing Diving Accidents and Handover to EMS


Practical Exercises and Demonstrations will include:

CPR and Resuscitation Skills Review & Assessment

Signs and Symptoms of Diving Casualties

Primary Assessment and Primary Care

Emergency First Aid and Oxygen Administration (see Oxygen First-Aid Link)

Airway Management - Pocket Mask and BVM use.

Marine Life Injuries and primary careaed

Introduction to Advanced Life Support (AED First Aid)

Making a Dive Accident Report

Standards and Procedures in Diving Accidents

Hand over to EMS (Accident Site Management)

The low-stress learning environment is designed to be comfortable and there is an 85% practical assessment pass rate required, based on actual skills application and evaluation during the instruction led demonstrations. Plus a theory test/quiz at 80% pass rate required. A NEW Online quiz is also available.

Dive Medic Synopsis

Course Program Summary / Overview

IHMP Dive Medic First Aid. - New 1 Day Program. For any divers from any agency who need to understand the basics of diving first aid and first responder care for diving accidents.

Includes: Oxygen Administration and Optional *AED (Auto External Defibrillation) use.  See: AED First Module

Primary causes of Diving accidents - DCS and DCI. with primary care and emergency response.

IHMP Diver Training Modules;

And CPR Refresher Programs: CPR First Aid - Oxygen First Aid - AED/DEA First Aid - Basic Life Support - Sports Injuries - Physiology - Decompresion Theory - Dive Accident Management & Control. (being updated..) 

IHMP/ITDA Group International Training Standards

ITDA Group International and IHMP First Aid and Medical Training Standards meet and exceed in most cases all National and International Standards, Oue CPR Standards follow the latest standards and reviews from the AHA (Americian Heart Association) and the EU ERC (European Resusitation Council). We also offer training, certification and registration with AREMT (Australasian Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians) link to Standards page...

UKRC  ITDA/IHMP (Stephen Craig-Murray) Are full members of the UKRC 854697 and also the ERC The European Resuscitation Council (ERC) is the European Interdisciplinary Council for Resuscitation Medicine and Emergency Medical Care.


Any questions please email us at: admin@diveitda.com



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