The Emergency First Response or First AID&CPR course focuses on building confidence in rescuers and increases their willing to respond when faced with a medical emergency. In the course you learn how to follow simple procedures during emergencies and you practice skills in a relaxed learning environment.

If have been through this course before and you have already a certification, you might want to apply for and Refresher course:
it’s a good idea to sharp your CPR and first aid skills at least every 24 months. Focusing on key skills, the course allows you to stay updated and ready to help. The duration of this course is 1 day.

There are no prerequisites, age restrictions, it is open to everyone.

Duration:
Minimum 2 Days

Logistics:
Multiple workshops

Topics:

  • Primary Care (CPR) – This course teaches you the steps and techniques for handling life-threatening emergencies. You’ll practice eight skills for aiding patients who aren’t breathing, have no heartbeat, may have a spinal injury, may be in shock or who may have serious bleeding. You’ll learn to how to perform CPR and continue to monitor the patient, so that you provide every possible chance of survival while waiting for emergency medical services to arrive.
  • Secondary Care (First Aid) – This course teaches you how to provide first aid that eases pain and reduces the risk of further harm. You’ll learn to assess a variety of injuries and illnesses and practice bandaging and splinting.
  • Care for Children – This course allows participants to learn, practice and apply emergency care skills specific to helping infants and children with medical emergencies.
  • CPR & AED – This course focuses on CPR training and teaches to the participants how to use an AED (automated external defibrillator).
  • First Aid at Work – In some areas governmental regulations call for enhanced CPR and first aid training for the workplace. First Aid at Work programs designed for these areas include additional topics and skills to meet requirements while following the easy to learn EFR approach to training.

The only pocket mask is required.
Other special tools and equipment is provided by the dive center.

Continue your training in the water with the Rescue Diver Course or apply for an  Emergency Oxygen Provider Course.