BTS & the Diver Medic Course

Last week I had the pleasure of attending an EMT-Diver course sponsored by The Diver Medic, an organization created by Chantelle Newman.  Working in the Caribbean on a dive destination island, we see our share of dive related calls and any opportunity to learn and improve I jump at.  The fact that this was in NJ, in March where the temperature reached 24F wasn’t on my mind when I signed up.  This was the second time this course was offered and was taught by Sandy Shaw, a local EMT and dive instructor.  The first course was offered as a pre-course to DEMA, the professional dive show held annually either in Las Vegas or Orlando.  This time, the course was scheduled just before Beneath the Sea (BTS), the annual dive show held in Secaucus, NJ.Continue Reading