LEARN HOW TO SAVE A LIFE
CPR and First Aid: Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care
First aid and CPR are good skills for anyone involved in adventure sports – just in case. And, you need these skills for the PADI Rescue Diver course.
Emergency First Response is a PADI affiliate that specializes in teaching these lifesaving skills – and they’re for anyone, not just divers. Most PADI Instructors are also Emergency First Response Instructors!
The Fun Part
The fun part about 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
Automated External Defibrillator (AED) – Optional
You may also participate in an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) training component, learn how to help a conscious choking adult and have an emergency oxygen use orientation.
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 and video on DVD preview emergency scenarios and 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.
PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider Course
Receiving adequate oxygen is crucial, especially after a serious injury or illness. You can decrease patient stress and support the respiratory system by administering emergency oxygen.
In this course, you’ll learn how to:
Recognize diving illnesses treatable by emergency oxygen
Properly setup equipment
Administer emergency oxygen
PADI Emergency First Response Instructor Course
CPR and first aid are important skills that in high demand. As an Emergency First Response Instructor, you can teach these skills to anyone.
What You Learn
Gain experience in how to structure learning, the requirements of performance-based training and your role as the instructor in the learning environment for teaching CPR and first aid.
You also learn how to motivate students, evaluate student knowledge, present course content effectively, become proficient in developing students’ hands-on skills practice sessions, and are taught how to present an effective scenario-based learning experience.
What You Can Teach
Learn how to conduct the Emergency First Responder Primary Care (CPR) and Emergency First Response Secondary Care (first aid) courses.
You also learn to conduct the recommended Automated External Defibrillator (AED), emergency oxygen and conscious choking management skills.