PADI Emergency First Response Course
PADI Rescue Diver Course AND PADI Emergency First Response Course
There are no prerequisites, age restrictions or water sessions required for this course – it’s open to everyone. Scuba divers, snorkelers and anyone who is around divers – boat crew, lifeguards, etc. – will benefit from having this training.
Who should take this course?
Rowand’s Reef Emergency First Response (EFR) training focuses on building confidence in lay rescuers and increasing their willingness to respond when faced with a medical emergency. With your Rowand’s Reef Instructor, you will learn simple to follow steps for emergency care and practice applying skills in a friendly and enjoyable learning environment.
The Emergency First Response Course is based on internationally recognized medical guidelines for emergency care and meet the CPR and first aid training requirements for the PADI Rescue Diver course and all professional-level PADI Diver ratings.
What will you Learn:
During knowledge development and practical application classroom sessions, your EFR Instructor will teach you the following EFR Courses. Each Course is supported by self-study manuals, videos and quick reference cards to enhance learning and allow you start right away:
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) – Because many medical conditions are not life-threatening and emergency medical services are sometimes delayed or unavailable, 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.
Your Course Includes:
- Emergency First Response Provider Manual
- Knowledge Review & Development: Classroom Session
- Knowledge Application: Practical Session
- Use of First Aid Equipment
- PADI Emergency First Response Certification Card
- Pocket Mask
- First Aid Kit
For more information on First Aid for Emergency Situations, visit this informational article: https://www.acls.net/first-aid-situations.htm