Emergency First Response Course
Learn to help save lives and feel more confident in an emergency!
First aid and CPR are valuable skills for everyone! These skills aren’t just for scuba diving but also in every day situations. For this reason this course is open to everyone, not just divers!
Learn how to respond in life threatening situations such as choking, how to help people out who are suffering with breathing problems. Also you will learn the basics of first aid such as bandaging and splinting.
Giving appropriate first aid immediately can help to reduce a person’s recovery time. It can make the difference between the patient having a temporary or long term disability. You’ll learn how to remain calm in emergency situations. Also you will learn simple acronyms to help you recall the steps you need to take. First aid training will make you confident and comfortable. Therefore making you more effective and in control when you need to be.
Throughout the day you will learn how to give CPR and first aid. By completing some theory, a couple of knowledge reviews and watching a DVD. Before moving on and practicing the skills. At the end of the day you will put everything together in some scenarios. During the course you will learn a lot and best of all you will have a lot of fun doing it!
Also if you are thinking about taking your PADI Rescue Diver or PADI Divemaster courses, this course meets the prerequisites for the first aid and CPR skills section.
Emergency First Response Course
Duration: 1 day
What’s included: Primary and Secondary Care training (First aid and CPR)
Prerequisites: This course is open to all, divers and non-divers. There is no minimum age.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What's included in the Emergency First Response course?
- Emergency First Response Manual
- Transfers to and from your hotel within Puerto Del Carmen, Playa Blanca, Costa Teguise, Arrecife and Puerto Calero
- Full instruction and certified PADI instructor
- Emergency First Response Card
- Skill practice and final scenarios
- Small class sizes
What do you learn during the course?
During the course you will learn the basic steps and actions of a First Responder.
- Risk evaluation, using barriers
- Rescue breathing and CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation) on adult and children
- Bleeding management
- Responding to choking victims
- Shock management and Spinal injury management
- Assessing injuries and illnesses
- Bandaging and splinting for fractures and dislocation
Why Emergency First Response?
Most divers take the Emergency First Response course as a requirement for other courses. For example the PADI Rescue Diver and PADI Divemaster courses. However, most students have also found the EFR program to be important in every day life. They feel more prepared and confident in assisting should an emergency situation arise.
How often should I refresh my skills?
Emergency First Response recommend refreshing your skills every two years. After successfully completing the course, you will receive a new card. You can refresh your skills with a short skills practice session.