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Wednesday, October 31 • 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Going Deep: Dive Medicine for the Prehospital Provider

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This presentation will cover how to evaluate a potentially injured diver with common problems ranging from equipment awareness to minor and major injuries. Barotrauma, immersion pulmonary edema, strains on the heart causing cardiac problems, and decompression illness will all be discussed.  This gripping presentation will conclude with real-world case presentations and how to evaluate for a potential dive injury.


Scott Smith, EMT-P, DMT

EMS Officer I, EMS Instructor II, Durham County EMS, Durham Tech
Scott H. Smith, paramedic, is the deputy director of medical services at Divers Alert Network (DAN) and has been with DAN since 2004.  He is EMS faculty at Durham Technical Community College, CAPCE reviewer and EMS Officer for Durham County EMS.  He is attached to the Durham County... Read More →

Wednesday October 31, 2018 2:30pm - 3:00pm CDT
Room 101AB