Emergency First Response

Emergency First Response (EFR):

Emergency First ResponseFirst 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!


What You Learn in the EFR Primary and Secondary Care Courses:

Emergency First Response

  • 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

Prerequisites:

To enroll in Emergency First Response courses, you must

  • Care about other people and want to be able to assist them in a medical emergency

For more details and with questions please contact me or visit PADI website.


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