Emergency First Response

CPR and First Aid: Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care

Emergency First Response is a PADI affiliate that specializes in teaching these lifesaving skills –
and they’re for anyone, not just divers.

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


The Learning Materials You Need

Primary and Secondary Care manual for scuba lessonsThrough 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.