The Diver Medic Technician Refresher Course is an IMCA accredited course which comprises of 5 days duration including 35 contact hours in class with practical based scenarios. The DMT certificate is valid for 2 years.
To qualify for an IMCA DMT (Diver Medical Technician) qualification, applicants must:
Hold an offshore qualification in diving. This can be an LST, diving supervisor or commercial diving qualification recognised by IMCA (Offshore grade) or the Health and Safety Executive.
Candidates attending the course must ensure they are fit and healthy and free of any existing injuries. The course can be quite arduous and is mentally and physically demanding.
Just some of the content covered on the course:
· Casualty Handling Under Pressure
· Care of Medical Equipment/Record Keeping
· Diving Related Illness: Barotrauma
· Advanced Life Support
· Control & Management of Dive Related Injury or Illness
· Insertion of Chest Drain
· Patient Examination
· Basic Anatomy & Physiology
· Intraosseous Infusion
· Use of Defibrillator
· Oxygen Administration
· Managing Decompression illness
· Drugs and Pharmacology
· Use of DMAC equipment
A qualified DMT (Diver Medical Technician) should be :
· Capable of administering advanced first aid and emergency treatment.
· Efficient in carrying out the directions of a doctor in a diving environment.
Refresher Course Dates and Information
The DMT Refresher course is running on the following dates:
3rd – 7th July 2023
31st July – 4th August 2023
25th – 29th September 2023
23rd – 27th October 2023
20th – 24th November 2023
The DMT Refresher course costs £690 including VAT, meals and refreshments.
Recommended accommodation is The Liver View Hotel which is around a 5-10 minute walk from the Training Centre with reasonable pricing, free parking and WIFI. You can contact them on 0151 639 5723.
On site we have our simulation diving vessel giving commercial diver the best simulation in medical education. Walking out of a classroom into a diving support vessel with a saturation diving spread, diving bells for CPR training and
a Medical Centre will provide our divers with the best simulation possible. We aim to continue 24 years of unrivalled education with the most modern facility in Europe.
All component parts of the course can be taught on sight allowing for a more comfortable learning experience.