On-Site Neurological Assessment for divers
The course DAN On-Site Neurological Assessment for Divers is an advanced-level program for DAN Oxygen Providers who want to learn how to make a basic neurological assessment on a potentially injured diver.
DAN ON-Site Neurological Assessment for Divers

The course DAN ON-Site Neurological Assessment for Divers is an advanced-level program that provides additional training for those individuals who have successfully completed the course DAN Oxygen First Aid for Scuba Diving Injuries. The course is designed to learn how to conduct an on-site neurological assessment on a potentially injured diver.

Main objectives
  • Refresh the knowledge of the Decompression Illness (DCI), Arterial Gas Embolism (AGE), Decompression Sickness (DCS)
  • The Purpose of an On-Site Neurological Assessment
  • The Five Areas Evaluated as Part of an On-Site Neurological Assessment, including:
    Mental Function
    Cranial Nerves
    Motor Function (Strength)
    Sensory Function
    Balance and Coordination
  • Take a dive history and  past medical condition history
  • How to conduct a complete On-Site Neurological Assesment
Course duration

3 hours


Valid DAN Oxygen First Aid for Diving Emergencies Certification (or equivalent).

Certification renewal

Every 24 months