Norwegian Centre for Maritime and Diving Medicine
The Norwegian Centre for Maritime Medicine and Diving Medicine is the national centre of excellence in maritime and diving medicine. It is part of the Department of Occupational Medicine within Helse Bergen. The aim of the Department is to promote the health and welfare of seafarers and divers.
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- Occupational medicine assessment of professional divers
The Norwegian Centre for Maritime and Diving Medicine provides the national services for assessment of occupational illness and injury in professional divers. The centre also provides a medical examination to assess individuals for certific...
- Radio Medico - the emergency room at sea
Radio Medico Norway (RMN) is Norway's official emergency room for ships and sailors offering medical advice to seafarers on board and those treating them. The service is available 24/7 for all ships, anywhere in the world, for all nationali...
- Research, development and consulting
The Norwegian Center for Maritime and Diving Medicine engages in research in both maritime medicine and diving medicine. The center has close cooperation with The University of Bergen.
- Training and education
We offer regular courses in maritime medicine for medical doctors. After completing the courses you can apply for certification as seafarer’s doctor, diving doctor or petroleum doctor. We also give lectures for medical and nursing students.