EFR course – Emergency First Response training focuses on increase confidence in lay rescuers and on willingness to respond when faced with a medical emergency. Course participants learn to follow simple steps for first aid and applying skills in a nonstressful learning environment. All my trainings are supported by self-study manuals and quick reference cards to enhance learning and allow you start learning right away.
Why you should take this EFR course?
EFR courses meet the CPR and first aid training requirements for the PADI Rescue Diver course and all professional-level ratings. Most PADI Instructors are also Emergency First Response Instructors. The following EFR courses are based on internationally recognized medical guidelines for emergency care.
EFR course – What will you learn?
- Primary Care (CPR) – This course teaches you the steps and techniques for handling life-threatening emergencies. You will practice eight skills for aiding patients who aren’t breathing or have no heartbeat. You’ll also practice skills with patients who may have a spinal injury, may be in shock or have serious bleeding. You’ll learn to how to perform CPR and continue to monitor the patient, so that you provide every possible chance of survival while waiting for emergency medical services to arrive.
- Secondary Care (First Aid) – Lot of medical conditions are not life-threatening and emergency medical services are sometimes delayed or unavailable, this course teaches you how to provide first aid that eases pain and reduces the risk of further harm. You’ll learn to assess a variety of injuries and illnesses and practice bandaging and splinting.
- Care for Children – This course allows to learn, practice and apply emergency care skills specific to helping infants and children. This part is designed for those who work with children or have to respond to emergencies involving youngsters. This course is often integrated with Primary Care (CPR) and Secondary Care (First Aid) courses.