Emergency First Response
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EMERGENCY FIRST RESPONSE
Discover simple to follow steps for emergency care. This course focuses on building confidence in lay rescuers and increasing their willingness to respond when faced with a medical emergency.
First aid and CPR are important skills for anyone involved in adventure sports - just in case. Emergency First Response is a PADI affiliate that specializes in teaching these lifesaving skills. Additionally, the skills taught in this course are for anyone, not just divers.
Emergency First Response training is all about learning serious medical emergency response skills in an upbeat, positive environment. You gain confidence; consequently, you will be prepared to help in an emergency.
EFR courses meet the CPR and first aid training requirements for the PADI Rescue Diver course, as well as all professional-level ratings. Interestingly, all PADI Instructors are also Emergency First Response Instructors.
What will I do?
- Online study prior to the practical training
- During the course you will learn:
- BLS (Basic Life Support) CPR and rescue breathing at the layperson level
- AED (automated external defibrillator) use (optional)
- Preventing and caring for shock
- Spinal injury management
- Use of barriers to reduce disease transmission risk
- Basic first aid and first aid kit considerations
How do I start?
The course consists of independent study and skill practice with an instructor. Due to this, you will build the confidence and skills to provide basic emergency care. Additionally, the Primary and Secondary Care online theory provide step-by-step skill demonstrations.
We would also strongly recommend completing the PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider course in conjunction with the EFR course.