DAN Continuing Medical Education (CME)
DAN's Continuing Medical Education staff strives to assist physicians and other healthcare providers in obtaining new information that will lead to better quality and availability of care to the diving community worldwide. The internationally recognized resources of Divers Alert Network (DAN) and its affiliation with numerous institutions serving hyperbaric medicine provide cutting-edge medical and research information. This, of course, directly supports a portion of DAN's mission: "...DAN promotes and supports undersea diving research and education, particularly as it relates to the improvement of diving safety, medical treatment and first aid...."
DAN's CME provides educational activities. DAN has hosted the "DAN Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine" course for the past 25 years. The staff strives to provide for the attendees' comfort as well as educational needs during these courses as we understand that these trips with DAN can sometimes be the "trip of the year". We want to make sure that everything goes smoothly from the first information call to the last "see you next year" is said.
This course is designed primarily for physicians. However, emergency medical personnel, paramedics, nurses and professionals, as well as instructors, divemasters and nonmedical, diving-related personnel with an interest in dive medicine may also find the course valuable.
The program focuses on diving and hyperbaric medicine with emphasis on the latest scientific literature in the field. The c...