Q. What is Emergency First Response?
Emergency First Response is a new first aid program brought to you by Emergency First Response Corp., a PADI corporate affiliate. Composed of the Primary Care (CPR) and Secondary Care (first aid) courses, the Emergency First Response program provides extensive CPR and first aid instruction, as well as conscious choking adult skill and emergency oxygen use orientation.
Q. Who can take an Emergency First Response provider course?
Anyone interested in acquiring or updating CPR and first aid skills.
Q. What does the Emergency First Response program include?
Emergency First Response Primary Care (CPR)
This course covers emergency care for most life threatening emergencies. Participants focus on primary care through knowledge development, skills 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
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 include:
- Injury Assessment
- Illness Assessment
- Splinting for Dislocations and Fractures