NAUI Courses Approved by Ohio State Board of Pharmacy for Sale of Oxygen

Effective January 20, 2015, the Ohio State Board of Pharmacy amended Code 4729-21-06: Sales of medical oxygen to scuba divers. The code provides the approved courses that divers must complete before they are allowed to purchase and utilize medical oxygen. This authorizes individuals who have completed courses from NAUI to purchase and possess medical oxygen for the purpose of emergency care or treatment at the scene of a diving emergency. The courses approved are as follows:

National Association of Underwater Instructors (NAUI) First Aid;
NAUI Rescue Scuba Diver;
NAUI Advanced Rescue Scuba Diver;
NAUI First Aid Instructor;
NAUI Oxygen Administration;
NAUI Instructor.

The full code can be viewed by clicking here. For more information, please visit the Ohio State Board of Pharmacy website at