CONTINUING EDUCATION STUDENT SCUBA DIVER
The positive response to a question does not necessarily disqualify you from diving. A positive response means that there is a preexisting condition that may affect your safety while diving and you must seek the advice of your physician.
Please answer the following questions on your past or present medical history with a YES or NO. If you are not sure, answer YES. If any of these items apply to you, we must request that you consult with a physician prior to participating in scuba diving.
If your self-assessment requires to be assessed by medical practitioner prior to participating in training. Please download this Other Courses Medical Form and take to your physician.
Could you be pregnant, or are you attempting to become pregnant
Are you presently taking prescription medications?
(with the exception of birth control or anti-malarial)
Are you over 45 years of age AND can answer YES to one or more of the following questions?
- Currently smoke or inhale nicotine by other methods
- Have high cholesterol level
- Have high blood pressure
- Have had a close blood relative die suddenly of cardiac disease or stroke before the age of 50 , OR have a family history of heart disease before the age of 50( including abnormal heart rhythms, coronary artery disease or cardiomyopathy