Emergency First Response

EMERGENCY FIRST RESPONSE COURSE

Whether you need a refresher or have never had any first aid and rescue training, whether you need it for your next PADI dive course or just want to learn a new skill; we can offer you the Emergency First Response (EFR) course at our dive centers.

The following EFR courses are based on internationally recognized medical guidelines for emergency care.

Primary Care (CPR) – This covers the steps and techniques for handling life-threatening emergencies.

Scene Assessment

Barrier Use

Primary Assessment

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

Chest compressions

Artificial respiration (rescue breaths)

Serious bleeding management

Shock management

Spinal injury management

Helping a choking adult

Secondary Care (First Aid) – Because many medical conditions are not life-threatening and emergency medical services are sometimes delayed or unavailable, this teaches you how to provide first aid that eases pain and reduces the risk of further harm. 

Injury Assessment

Splinting for Dislocations and Fractures

Bandaging

Illness Assessment

Care for Children – to learn, practice and apply emergency care skills specific to helping infants and children with medical emergencies.

CPR & AED – Focus CPR training and teaching participants how to use an AED (automated external defibrillator). 

EFR Refresher – It’s a good idea to refresh your CPR and first aid skills every 24 months.