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Emergency First Response

Current course dates can be found here

Emergency First Response Program Content

The Emergency First Response program is composed of several course options, Emergency First Response Primary Care (CPR), Emergency First Response Secondary Care (First Aid).and Emergency First Response Care for Children. All courses follow the same priorities of care used by professional rescuers. Emergency First Response Primary Care (CPR) assumes that local Emergency Medical Service (EMS) providers are in place to support Emergency Responder care. Emergency First Response Secondary Care (First Aid) assumes that EMS is delayed or unavailable. Emergency First Response Care for Children concentrates on children and infants. All have the option to include AED training.

Emergency First Response Primary Care (CPR)

This course covers emergency care for most life threatening emergencies. Participants focus on primary care through knowledge development, skill development and realistic scenario practice. The major skills learned in this course are:

  • Scene Assessment
  • Barrier Use
  • Primary Assessment
  • Rescue Breathing
  • One Rescuer, Adult Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Serious Bleeding Management
  • Shock Management
  • Spinal Injury Management
  • Recommended Skill: Automated External Defibrillator Orientation
  • Recommended Skill: Conscious Choking Adult
  • Recommended Skill: Emergency Oxygen Use Orientation

Emergency First Response Secondary Care (First Aid)

This course covers injuries or illnesses that are not immediately life threatening or when local EMS is unavailable or delayed. Participants focus on secondary assessments and the appropriate first aid through knowledge development, skills development and realistic scenario practice. Skills learned include:

  • Injury Assessment
  • Illness Assessment
  • Bandaging
  • Splinting for Dislocations and Fractures

What is include

  • EFR First Aid Manual
  • Course DVDs
  • Log Book Endorsement
  • EFR Certification Card

Price£85

We also do the Emergency First Response Instructor course, details here

PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Centre