waterThe Office of Maritime Medicine is focused on providing the public safety sector with training that supports rescue and emergency medical operations in aquatic environments.  This training is supported by the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI), which has selected the Center of Operational Medicine as a designated member of the PADI College and University Program. PADI is a world leader in dive training.

Maritime courses and training programs can be conducted through the Center of Operational Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University in Augusta, GA.  Courses can also be conducted where requested throughout the country.  Maritime courses are taught both in-person and online or in a hybrid model using both methods.

Maritime Medicine courses:

  • Diving Medicine
  • Rescue / Public Safety Diving
  • Standard Training
  • Specialty Training
  • Online Courses.

Most online courses require limited in-person instruction or supervised diving.  To schedule a course email com@augusta.edu.


For questions please call 706-721-3548