Emergency First Response ( EFR )

Duration: 1 Day

CPR and basic first aid are essential life-saving skills that everyone should know. This course is open to divers and non-divers alike. The EFR course teaches you the skills in a nonstressful way, increasing your willingness and confidence to help others facing a medical emergency. This course is a prerequisite if you are going to be doing the Rescue Diver course.

The Emergency First Response course will teach you:

  • Importance of responding quickly in an emergency.
  • Why you should help in an emergency.
  • Why people hesitate in providing emergency care.
  • The legal implications of helping people in an emergency situation.
  • What is the chain of survival and how Emergency First Responder is involved.
  • Activating Emergency Medical service.
  • Cardio pulmonary resuscitation procedures.
  • Risks Emergency First Responders face and how to avoid them.
  • Recognition of life-threatening emergencies: heart attack, cardiac arrest, stroke and choking.
  • Primary and Secondary Care: ABCD’s of the lifeline.
  • Bleeding management, Shock Management, Spinal chord injury recognition and preventing permanent damage.
  • Difference between injury and illness, signs and symptoms.
  • First Aid for common injuries: dealing with fracture, cuts and bruises, venomous bites.
  • Application of splints and bandages 

Enquiry Form