Medical Questionnaire

IMPORTANT NOTEALL of PADI programs require a submission of medical questionnaire.  Please review the questions below.  If any of these items do apply to you, we must request you consult a physician prior to participating in a scuba program. If you need to see a physician, please Click Here to download and print the official medical form. 

Have your physician sign on page #2 and clear you for diving, bring page #2 with yours and your physician's info and signature, on the first day of your program (You don't need your physician, if you can answer NO on all of the questions). We WON'T be able to let you in the water, unless we have these forms on file on the first day of class.

 

 

NOTE: Please don't print this page, this is just a sample of the questions. If you need the form Click Here

_____ Could you be pregnant, or are you attempting to become pregnant?

_____ Are you presently taking prescription medications?

(with the exception of birth control or anti-malarial)

_____ Are you over 45 years of age and can answer YES to one or more of the following?

• currently smoke a pipe, cigars or cigarettes

• have a high cholesterol level

• have a family history of heart attack or stroke

• are currently receiving medical care

• high blood pressure

• diabetes mellitus, even if controlled by diet alone

Have you ever had or do you currently have…

_____ Asthma, or wheezing with breathing, or wheezing with exercise?

_____ Frequent or severe attacks of hayfever or allergy?

_____ Frequent colds, sinusitis or bronchitis?

_____ Any form of lung disease?

_____ Pneumothorax (collapsed lung)?

_____ Other chest disease or chest surgery?

_____ Behavioral health, mental or psychological problems

(Panic attack, fear of closed or open spaces)?

_____ Epilepsy, seizures, convulsions or take medications to prevent them?

_____ Recurring complicated migraine headaches or take medications to prevent them?

_____ Blackouts or fainting (full/partial loss of consciousness)?

_____ Frequent or severe suffering from motion sickness (seasick, carsick, etc.?)

_____ Dysentery or dehydration requiring medical intervention?

_____ Any dive accidents or decompression sickness?

_____ Inability to perform moderate exercise

(example: walk 1.6 km/one mile within 12 mins.)?

_____ Head injury with loss of consciousness in the past five years?

_____ Recurrent back problems?

_____ Back or spinal surgery?

_____ Diabetes?

_____ Back, arm or leg problems following surgery, injury or fracture?

_____ High blood pressure or take medicine to control blood pressure?

_____ Heart disease?

_____ Heart attack?

_____ Angina, heart surgery or blood vessel surgery?

_____ Sinus surgery?

_____ Ear disease or surgery, hearing loss or problems with balance?

_____ Recurrent ear problems?

_____ Bleeding or other blood disorders?

_____ Hernia?

_____ Ulcers or ulcer surgery ?

_____ A colostomy or ileostomy?

_____ Recreational drug use or treatment for, or alcoholism in the past five years?