CPR and First Aid: First Aid and CPR are good skills for anyone involved in adventure sports – just in case. And you need these skills to participate in the PADI Rescue Diver course. Emergency First Response is a PADI affiliate that specializes in teaching these lifesaving skills – and they’re for anyone, not just divers.

The fun part about the EFR training is learning serious medical emergency response skills in an upbeat, positive environment. You gain the confidence that you are prepared to help in an emergency.

What you’ll learn during the EFR Primary and Secondary Care course:

– BLS (Basic Life Support) and rescue breathing

– Preventing and caring for shock

– Spinal injury management

– Serious bleeding treatment

– Use of barriers to reduce disease transmission risk

– Basic first aid considerations

– Injury and illness assessment

– Bandaging and splinting.

The program includes an academic part including the self-study of the EFR participant manual and a practical part where you will get a hand-on experience in BLS and First Aid. Want to be ready in an emergency? Then this program is for you! The Emergency First Response (EFR) program covers basic training for cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and emergency care. In addition, it’s a medically based program covering primary care, secondary care and treatments following national consensus guidelines.

The program is designed for divers and non-divers, and also meets the CPR and first aid prerequisite for earning your PADI Rescue Diver rating. So if you’re seeking CPR/first aid training to meet a diving program requirement or for personal enhancement, this program is for you. Primary Care (CPR) Emergency First Response Primary Care (CPR) teaches you how to deal with emergencies that are immediately life threatening.. You will focus on primary care through a combination of knowledge development, skill development and realistic scenario practice to make sure you have the knowledge, understanding and confidence to use your skills.

Here are the Primary Care (CPR) skills:

· Scene Assessment· Barrier Use

· Primary Assessment

· Rescue Breathing

· Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

· Serious bleeding management

· Shock management

· Spinal injury management Secondary Care (first aid) Secondary Care (first aid) covers injuries or illnesses that are not immediately life threatening or when local EMS is unavailable or delayed.

You focus on secondary assessment and first aid through knowledge development, skill development and realistic scenario practice.

The Secondary Care (first aid) skills are:

· Injury Assessment

· Illness Assessment

· Bandaging Splinting for Dislocations and Fractures

Course Requirements:

· Dive Certification NOT Required

· Minimum 15 years old Course Includes

· Emergency First Response Manual

· Emergency First Response Certification Card

· 2 Theory Class· Use of Training Props