PADI Emergency First Response Course
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CPR and First Aid: Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care
Discover simple to follow steps for emergency care with the Emergency First Response course. Most importantly you will need these skills for the PADI Rescue Diver course. Emergency First Response is a PADI affiliate that specializes in teaching these lifesaving skills. The fun part about Emergency First Response training is learning serious medical emergency response skills in an upbeat, positive environment. You gain confidence enabling you to help in an emergency. Most importantly this course is not just for divers, therefore if you have these skills you will be able to assist anybody in need!
What You Learn in the EFR Primary and Secondary Care Courses
- Basic Life Support and CPR
- Preventing and caring for shock
- Spinal injury management
- Use of barriers to reduce disease transmission risk
- Basic first aid and first aid kit considerations
- Automated external defibrillator use
- Care for Children (additional)
- Oxygen provider (additional)
The Learning Materials You Need
Through a combination of independent study and skill practice with an instructor, you’ll build the confidence and skills to provide basic emergency care. The Primary and Secondary Care Manual provide 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.
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