Home Latest EDTC Course II(a) in Dahab

EDTC Course II(a) in Dahab

Under the scientific direction of Dr. Adel Taher and organized by the Austrian diving physician, Dr. Ulrike Preiml from Vienna, a training course for diving doctors using the guidelines of the EDTC (European Diving Technology Committee) Course II (a) was held in Egypt for the first time from 9 to 16 November 2009.


The course is recognized by the German Society for Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine (GTUM), the Austrian Society for Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine and the Swiss society for Underwater and Hyperbaric Medicine as a training course for EDTC certification.

 
Speakers for the course included renowned diving physicians from Germany, Switzerland and Egypt such as Dr. Armin Kemmer (D), Dr. Anke Fabian (D), Dr. Karin Meinecke (D), Dr. Peter Knessl (CH) and the experienced diving doctors from Egypt, Dr. Adel Taher (Hyperbaric Medical Center, Sharm el Sheik and Dahab) and Dr. Hossam Nasef (Hypermed Center Hurghada and Marsa Shagara), and Dr. Ulrike Preiml from Austria.

The participants praised the high quality of the presentations and the many valuable practical tips they received. The Europeans were given the opportunity to see how the basics of diving and hyperbaric medicine are put into practice in Egypt and followed with great interest the many case studies from the recompression chamber facilities in the Red Sea.

Dr Adel Taher and Dr. Ulrike Preiml would like to offer this course in the future to doctors from Mediterranean countries with a certain number of course places free of charge for doctors from poorer countries.

The course language will be English and German in the future.

The next Training Course II for the "Diving Medicine Physician" is expected to take place in the spring of 2011 in Dahab.

 

Read More in H2O


10.jpg
The family Scorpaenidae is composed by several subfamilies which have in common a large and spiny head with a bony crest on the
perret-h2omag-nb1.jpg
Why are so many divers mad about these minuscule creatures? Why are they so often models for photographers with a passion for macro pictures?
lionfish.jpg
On 4th September 2006, well-known conservationist, zoo owner and television personality Steve Irwin had a particularly bad day at the office. Maybe
Banner

Coming Issue

 

Next edition in English

    next English issue will be available in March  ...

Calendar of events

December 2019 January 2020
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31
Post Your Event Post Your Event

More Articles

SS Thistlegorm: Closed for Conservation

The wreck of the SS Thistlegorm will be inaccessible to divers for a period of one month from 15th November till 15th December 2007 whilst urgent conservation measures take place that will help to pre...
Read More...

In Deep at the AIDA Freediving Team World Championships

From the 1-12th December 2006, Makadi Bay played host to the Fifth AIDA Freediving Team World Championships.  Teams came from 28 countries as far a field as Venezuela, Australia, Norway, an...
Read More...

ISM for your Safety at Sea

Have you heard about ISM? You probably haven’t. Neither had we until we spoke with Engineer Abdo Abd El Karim, the Director of Marine Inspection Hurghada and Safaga from the Egyptian Authority...
Read More...

Full immersion holiday: the Liveaboards!

Just imagine…living for seven, ten or fourteen days on a floating hotel, pampered and spoiled, in air-conditioned cabins with en-suite bathrooms and piped music, a comfy lounge with all entertainme...
Read More...

SEALUX - Universal housing UNM190 for the new Camcorder generation

Sealux has launched its new generation HD7 housing for Sony HD camcorders HDR-HC7E and HDR-HC5E. One housing suits both cameras and operation of all the important functions is undertaken directly from...
Read More...

H2O Newsletter


Get diving news, trends, and business information delivered directly to your inbox!

Advertisement

Banner