Course Curriculum

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  • 1

    Instructions for this course

    • Introduction and Navigation

  • 2

    Welcome to the course!

    • Before we begin...

  • 3

    Let's get started!

    • Introduction to NITROX Diving/Blending

    • What is “Nitrox”?

    • Nitrox Mixtures

  • 4

    Why use NITROX at all?

    • Why NITROX?

    • Concerns with Nitrox

    • Deep Diving gases

  • 5

    PHYSICS OF NITROX

    • Introduction to NITROX and Dalton's Law of Partial Pressure

    • Partial Pressure

    • Maximum Operating Depth (MOD)

    • Best Mix

  • 6

    Physiology Of Nitrox

    • Hyperoxia

    • Short Term Oxygen Toxicity

    • Long Term Oxygen Toxicity

  • 7

    Effects from Nitrogen

    • Nitrogen Narcosis

    • Decompression Sickness

  • 8

    Dive Tables for Occupational OEA Divers

    • Standards and Regulations

    • Using Dive Tables with NItrox

    • Equivalent Air Depth

    • DCIEM Diving Tables

  • 9

    Operational Use of Nitrox

    • Equipment Considerations

    • The 40 Percent Rule

    • Labeling

    • Analysis and Record Keeping

    • Special Procedures

    • Dive Planning

    • Industry Regulations

  • 10

    Nitrox Theory Homework

    • Test your Nitrox Knowledge