Programs & Services

Membership & Coverage

DAN offers divers affordable options to be covered in the event of a diving accident/illness with emergency medical evacuation assistance as well as coverage for treatment costs following a covered diving accident. In addition, your dues support ongoing dive safety research, the development of diving health and safety resources and 24/7 emergency medical assistance for scuba divers across the world.

First Aid Courses

DAN offers first-class safety training and education to divers, dive professionals, dive center operators and medical professionals around the world. DAN Instructors are among the most experienced and capable in the industry. Their passion for teaching combined with DAN’s ongoing commitment to keeping diver’s safe sets our programs apart.


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Dive Medical Services Around the World

DAN members should be aware that there are emergency service providers who are more motivated by profit than patient well-being. People who have just experienced a dive accident are vulnerable and may not be thinking as clearly as they otherwise would be. Injured divers are rarely familiar with the local “system” for hyperbaric care and may be susceptible to advice from whoever offers it.

Abaco Cave Diver Evacuation

Just before Christmas, a DAN member who was diving in Abaco, Bahamas, experienced an incident that resulted in decompression illness. When he contacted DAN and tried to access the benefits of his DAN membership and insurance, he did not receive the level of service he should have. Although we are still collecting information about DAN’s response to this incident, we can offer the following additional context to what was previously reported.

Discerning, Diagnosing, and Dealing With Symptoms

Divers Alert Network has decades of experience helping divers in emergencies — and with decades of experience comes decades of stories and lessons you can apply on your upcoming dives. […]