Emergency First Response

Course Description

Emergency First Response – 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 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 will I do?

– 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

How do I start learning now?

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. To purchase these products, contact us.

Course Specification

Prerequisites: None None
Dive Gear: Basic Package Basic Package
Next Step: EO2 Provider Rescue Diver
Date: Every Month
Price: 85