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Diving & Hyperbaric Medicine Taster

Please book via the button at the top of this page - go to Diving & Hyperbaric Courses.

Students use promotional code to book at the reduced price. This is subject to production of a valid NUS card upon arrival at the venue.

This one day taster course (with 6.5 CPD credits from the Faculty of Occupational Medicine) is ideal for any doctor or medical student wanting to gain an insight into Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine.

It offers practising doctors an overview of diving & hyperbaric medicine, the diagnosis and management of the hyperbaric medicine patient, fitness to dive criteria, diving accident recognition and management, as well as hyperbaric facility operations with the opportunity to experience a ‘dry dive’.

The day will include seminars, presentations and practical experience in: 

  • Physics and Physiology of Diving and Hyperbaric medicine
  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
  • Research at DDRC Healthcare
  • Fitness to Dive
  • Decompression Illness
  • Diving in Remote Places
  • Recompression Chamber Dive (35-40m)

Course Duration: 1 Day, 0830 - 1700 

Certification: DDRC Professional Services Certificate of Attendance / 6.25 CPD points

Course Cost (including VAT):  £110 full price £80.00 for medical students

Course Date for 2016:Monday 14th March 2016 (Please note this was previously Friday 18th March)


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