Emergency First Response Primary including CPR and Secondary Care First aid are good skills for anyone to have. What would you do if a work colleague or family member collapses? The EFR course is designed to give you the skills and confidence to deal with medical emergencies and administer the correct care while the emergency services arrive.
You will also need this qualification for the PADI Rescue Diver course. Emergency First Response is a PADI affiliate that specialises in teaching these lifesaving skills – and they’re for anyone, not just divers. PADI Instructors are now required to also be Emergency First Response Instructors!
The course is run from our Hub, however with sufficient numbers we can visit you.
Emergency First Response 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 Learn in the EFR Primary and Secondary Care Courses:
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
The Learning Materials You Need:
The theory part of this fantastic course is all done via eLearning so can be completed in the comfort of your own home. So through a combination of independent study and skill practice with our instructors, you’ll build the confidence and skills to provide basic emergency care. The Primary and Secondary Care eLearning previews emergency scenarios and provides step-by-step skill demonstrations.
The Emergency First Response Care at a Glance card is a quick-reference guide for emergency situations. Designed to fit in a glove compartment or backpack, the Care at a Glance card is an important component for any first-aid or disaster preparedness kit. Theses are available in the Hub also available are EFR Barrier Key Fobs.
There are no age or qualification prerequisites to this course, we just ask that you want to help other people and want to be able to assist them in a medical emergency.
Your Next Steps:
Beside the Primary and Secondary Care Courses, we offer Emergency First Response Care for Children and other emergency training programs. After completing Primary and Secondary Care, why not take the PADI Rescue Diver course and the PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider course Together, these three courses round out your ability to handle scuba diver emergencies.
The course is valid for 2 years at which point a refresher will need to be done to keep you up to date with the latest skills and techniques.
To start this course just visit our eLearning Digital Hub or Contact the Dive Team. To view all Stellar Divers PADI Course options & our latest prices please visit our full PADI Course List, we look forward to hearing from you soon.