TITLE

Right Place, Right Time, Right Skills

AUTHOR(S)
Simpson, Bill
PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
Alert Diver;Winter2010, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p51
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers the author's insight on how the training he received in the Divers Alert Network (DAN) Diving Medical Technician (DMT) course has enabled him to respond properly on diving emergencies. He states that he realized that he needed more training as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and took the DMT course and works as a lake safety staff at a scuba resort. He accounts his experience of providing a first aid protocol to an unresponsive patient.
ACCESSION #
59435951

 

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