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Objective: To train NOAA Divers to understand, diagnose and treat diving injuries and maladies during a medical emergency. Photo: Faith Knighton/NOAA Click for download...
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Objective: Prepare students to respond appropriately and swiftly to injuries, and breathing and cardiac emergencies. Photo: Aitana de la Jara/NOAA Click for download,...
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Objective: To introduce personnel to NOAA Dive Leadership and to become competent, confident, and qualified NOAA Divemasters. Photo: Greg McFall/NOAA Click for download...
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Objective: To train NOAA employees to be competent, safe divers capable of supporting the underwater activities required of their organizational unit. Photo: Greg McFall...
A NOAA Diver provides oxygen first aid to a mock victim during a rescue drill
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The NOAA Diving Program supplies its Diving Units with certain necessary medical equipment.  The "kits" are items bundled by the NOAA Diving Program in waterproof cases for ease of transport. Unit Diving Supervisors can...
Students with snorkels swimming in Lake Washington
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Diving is a physically demanding activity that requires adequate physical preparation. In order to become NOAA divers, candidates must first submit a physical to be considered medically fit to dive. After that, divers must...
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Diving news and announcements.
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This section includes case studies of diving related incidents at NOAA and other comparable agencies.
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NOAA Diving Center Instructors provide ad hoc instruction to divers in the field on an as-needed basis. Past training has included tethered communications, introduction to hyperbaric stretchers, and diving refreshers. NOAA...
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The NOAA Diving Center offers courses regularly in diving, leadership skills and diving medicine to NOAA and other federal, state and local government employees. NOAA Diver Training is primarily taught in Seattle, Washington...

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