FIELD NEUROLOGICAL EVALUATION & OXYGEN ADMINISTRATION
These two programs are designed for fire, police and EMS who respond to water-related emergencies. The training most rescuers and EMS are given on the recognition and management of drowning and dive related accidents is far from sufficient and often includes misconceptions.
The 12 hour Field Neurological Evaluation Program begins by providing students with the most up-to-date information on the causes, prevention and physiology of:
Other topics included in this program are
The Field Neurological Evaluation program also serves to refresh students’ knowledge of basic physiology of the respiration and circulatory systems including:
The 8-hour Oxygen Administration ProgramThis program integrates the knowledge and skills acquired in the Field Neurological Program with patient management knowledge and skills. Lifeguard Systems Instructors train thousands of fire, police and EMS around the world in dive accident management. The lack of understanding of proper techniques for administering oxygen in dive accident situations became so evident that a program was developed for the public service rescuer.
The academic lectures directly enhance the student’s abilities to perform first aid and treatment protocols. The hands-on skills and knowledge covered include:
The Field Neurological and Oxygen Administration programs, created by Walter “Butch” Hendrick and Andrea Zaferes, are accepted by the major scuba certifying agency including ACUC, NAUI USA and Canada, PADI USA and Canada, YMCA, PDIC and NASDS. Both the Field Neurological and Oxygen Administration programs provide CEU credits.
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All programs can be customized to meet the exact needs of the hosting department.
The fee for this program is contingent on the number of students and program location. Each of these programs can be incorporated into our Rapid Deployment Search and Rescue training programs.
The Field Neurological program is a prerequisite for the Oxygen Administration program. The Field Neurological program can be taken by itself. The FN/O2 programs are prerequisites for the FN/O2 Instructor Training program. Upon successful completion of the Instructor Training program, students will have our permission to send in the copyrighted course curriculums to any certification agency of their choice.Contact for more details