Divers Alert Network ( DAN
) is a nonprofit organization founded in 1980 in association with Duke University Medical
Center (DUMC) to provide expert medical information and advice to the diving public.
DAN provides emergency medical advice as well as assistance and insurance for underwater
diving injuries. DAN Recompression Chamber support programs have provided assistance
to Hyperbaric facilities around the world. DAN is also a leader in research to
prevent injuries and to promote diving safety. Tracking diving accident statistics
and researching topics such as flying after diving are just a few examples.
operates diving's only 24-hour emergency hotline and a diving medical information line.
Their medical research and educational programs benefit everyone from beginning
divers to medical professionals. Divers Alert Network is supported by membership
dues and donations from more than 200,000 members. In return for their membership
support of DAN, members receive a number of benefits including:
DAN TravelAssist emergency medical evacuation assistance up
DAN educational publications
Subscription to Alert Diver magazine, DAN's award winning
Discounts on a wide range of DAN products
In addition to these benefits, DAN
membership also provides access to several insurance programs:
Diving's first and foremost accident insurance coverage. DAN has
three plans to choose from, one of these accident insurance programs is sure to fit your
To become a DAN
Member, simply click on the DAN Join Today logo. After following the link, fill in the
online DAN Membership application to become a DAN member. You will also have the
opportunity to find more details about DAN sponsored insurance programs and other benefits
of membership on their official website.
DAN Membership makes a great gift
Click on the DAN
Join Today logo to send a gift
membership. The online process is fast and easy. Simply specify an Individual
Membership or Family Membership, then follow the rest of the online form. After you
complete your online transaction with a credit card, DAN will send the new Member their
information and benefits package.
DAN is Your Dive Safety Association
Training & Education
Your Pathway to Dive Safety
DAN provides comprehensive training to the dive
community by disseminating the latest information on topics related to
diving safety through articles, reports, seminars, lectures and training
programs. Scuba Center is proud to support these efforts as a DAN
Instructor Training Center.