The Capita Selecta Diving Medicine annually offers symposia on diving medicine presented by speakers of  national and international renown to a multinational audience of diving physicians, paramedics and highly educated diving instructors.

The level of the presented material is advanced, i.e., Level 1 and 2d, and often beyond that. The lectures are in English.

27 October 2018

The ageing diver

Topics include the physiology of the healthy, ageing heart, lung and muscular system, clinical aspects of diving – cardiology, ageing of sensory system

and the brain, DCI and age, the medical exam of the older diver.

Speakers include: Olga de Bakker, NL; Jacques Regnard, FR; Rienk Rienks, NL and Nico Schellart, NL

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30 March 2019: Diving medicine of women, children and divers with a disability

Speakers include: Selina Haas, AT, Ulrike Preiml, AT and Guy Vandenhoven (BE)

27 October 2018
Start date: 
Saturday, October 27, 2018
Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam