The Tubbataha Management Office (TMO) with the support from Philippine Commission on Sports Scuba Diving (PCSSD) and Pilipinas Shell Foundation, Inc., will offer two training/seminars this season. The first one is on diving injuries. Dr. Michael Francis Perez of St. Patrick’s Medical Center, an expert in hyperbaric medicine will conduct the seminar.
A training on oxygen in-water recompression (OIWR) will be conducted by Mr. Alex Santos, renowned practitioner and instructor of in-water oxygen recompression and Philippine pioneer in technical diving. These activities are part of the divemaster program offered by TMO for the last three years.
Although the training/seminar is open to all diving professionals, those working in Tubbataha will be given first priority to participate. The schedule and venue are as follows:
15 – 16 February: OIWR
17 February: Diving Injuries
03 March: Diving Injuries
06 – 07 March: OIWR