The Scuba Company

CPR Training

We offer a few different CPR/First Aid training courses, and all of these courses count towards the requirements for both PADI Rescue and Divemaster certifications.

These CPR classes are taught regularly to ensure that our students have the highest quality training for any scenario life throws at them.

If you are looking to get certified in CPR and/or first aid please contact us below, or come by the shop we are always happy to help.



Divers Alert Network (DAN) – Basic Life Support: CPR and First Aid (BLS)

This fundamental course prepares you to provide proper care for life-threatening illnesses or injuries until professional emergency medical care is available. The life-support skills taught in this course include one- and two-rescuer CPR for adults, children, and infants. Use of automatic external defibrillators, bleeding management, assisting choking victims, and responding to a person in shock. The first aid skills taught include conducting secondary assessments, splinting, and responding to medical emergencies.

PADI – Emergency First Response

Emergency First Response® primary and secondary care training teach you what to do in the critical moments between when a life-threatening emergency occurs and when emergency medical services arrive.

Learn how to perform CPR, provide first aid that eases pain, assess a variety of injuries and illnesses, and practice bandaging and splinting.

American Heart Association (AHA) – First Aid CPR AED Course

Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED is geared towards anyone with little or no medical training who needs a course completion card for their job, regulatory (e.g., OSHA, PADI), or other requirements, or anyone who wants to be prepared for an emergency in any setting. Upon successful completion of the course, students receive a course completion card, valid for two years.

Dawn Gerencer, BSN, RN, CASC, CNOR
Dawn has been diving for years and is an avid diver who travels the world with us often.  She loves helping others and is part of our scuba family.  Dawn’s day job is working for the state board of nursing for New Mexico she has been a registered nurse for 20+ years.
She is our AHA coordinator and provides assistance in teaching that course to our students.