ABOUT EMERGENCY FIRST RESPONDER COURSE
EMERGENCY FIRST RESPONDER
Emergency First Response (EFR) is the fastest-growing international CPR, Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) and First Aid training organization.
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Emergency First Responder
Dedicated to training the lay rescuer, EFR courses encompasses adult, child and infant CPR skills, provides AED and First Aid training.
Frequently Asked Questions
WHAT DO I NEED TO START?
- No dive certification required
- No minimum age limit
WHAT WILL I DO?
The course incorporates independent study to prepare you for a classroom and hands-on skill development session with your instructor. You will learn the same patient care techniques used by medical professionals, but at a lay person level.
HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE?
Depending on the amount of independent study and the class size, the Primary Care and Secondary Care courses may be completed in as little as four hours to six hours.
WHAT DOES THE COURSE FEE INCLUDE?
- Tuition fee
- Study materials (EFR Manual)
- “Emergency First Responder” certification card (needs to be renewed every 24 months)
- Ocean Adventures Dive Club membership.
WHERE CAN I GO FROM HERE?
After completing the Emergency First Response program, you’ll want to continue your dive education. The PADI Rescue Diver certification is your next logical step. Challenging and rewarding best describes this course. It will expand your experience level. Read about the PADI Rescue Diver Course here
By qualifying as an EFR Instructor, you will be able to teach this course yourself. Read about the EFR Instructor Course here
By qualifying as an DAN Instructor, you will be able to teach the O2 Provider, the Dive Emergency Management Provider and other DAN Programs. Read about the DAN Instructor Course here
STILL HAVE QUESTIONS OR NEED A LITTLE HELP?
To sign up or with questions, please call Ocean Adventures at 310-578-9391. Our instructors will be happy to clarify any queries you have. Thank you for choosing Ocean Adventures!
OPTIONS AVAILABLE WITH THIS COURSE
Emergency First Response Primary Care (CPR)
Emergency First Response Primary Care (CPR) teaches participants how to respond to life-threatening emergencies. The course focuses on primary care through a combination of knowledge development, skill development and realistic scenario practice to make sure participants have the confidence in their ability to provide care when emergency situations arise.
Emergency First Response Secondary Care (First Aid)
Emergency First Response Secondary Care (first aid) covers injuries or illnesses that are not immediately life threatening. Participants focus on secondary assessment and first aid through knowledge development, skill development and realistic scenario practice.