DAN’s medical assistance services are available to divers, dive professionals, and health care providers. We offer an emergency hotline, medical information, physician consultations, continuing medical education, and a worldwide referral network of doctors who evaluate and treat divers. We provide real-time assistance during dive emergencies and work to prevent injuries and promote dive safety.

OUR VISION – Striving to make every dive accident- and injury-free. DAN’s vision is to be the most recognized and trusted organization worldwide in the fields of diver safety and emergency services, health, research, and education by its members, instructors, and the diving community.

Emergency Assistance

When you need it most, DAN will be here to help. We coordinate emergency evacuations and cover the costs — up to US$500,000 per person. Every DAN member is entitled to these emergency services as well as travel, medical, legal, and personal assistance.

In an emergency, contact local EMS, then call DAN at +1-919-684-9111.

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Ask a Medic

In addition to staffing the DAN Emergency Hotline, DAN medics are available during regular business hours to answer your questions about dive medicine and fitness to dive. Our team of doctors, nurses, paramedics and EMTs offers medical information, referrals, evacuation assistance and more via phone, email and DAN.org.

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Physician Referral Network

DAN maintains a worldwide network of physicians who serve the diving public. If you are looking for a doctor to conduct a diving physical or would like a consultation with a dive medicine specialist in your area, give us a call.

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