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PADI Emergency Response

Great for anyone involved in adventure sports

Quick Details

Diving Level: Beginner (no certification required)
Duration: Half day
Age Requirements: 10+

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

First aid and CPR are essential skills for anyone involved in adventure sports – just in case. You also need these skills for the PADI Rescue Diver course. There’s no better time to prepare for your dive!

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

The fun part about Emergency First Response training is learning serious medical emergency response skills in an upbeat, positive environment. This course gives you the confidence that you need to feel prepared to help in an emergency situation.

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