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EMERGENCY FIRST RESPONDER Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care

Emergency First Response

First aid and CPR are good skills for anyone involved in adventure sports – just in case.
You will also need these skills for the PADI Rescue Diver course. Emergency First Response is a PADI affiliate that specializes in teaching these life specializes – and they’re for anyone, not just divers. Most PADI Instructors are also Emergency First Response Instructors!

Here at Galaxsea we offer a range of EFR courses. Including the full Emergency First Responder course (Primary and Secondary Care), the First Aid At Work course, AED (Automated External Defibulator) use, Emergency Oxygen Provider, and Care for Children.


To enroll in the Emergency First Responder courses, you must:

  • Have the drive to want to be able to assist someone and make a difference in a medical emergency.
  • No age requirement.
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

The Fun Part

The fun part about Emergency First Response training is learning serious medical emergency response skills while having so much fun! It sounds strange given the nature of what the course it, but you will find this is one of the most rewarding yet fun course you can do. You gain the confidence that you are prepared to help in an emergency.

The Learning Materials You Need

Through a combination of independent study and skill practice with an instructor, you’ll build the confidence and skills to provide basic emergency care. The Primary and Secondary Care Manual and video on DVD preview emergency scenarios and provide step-by-step skill demonstrations.

The Emergency First Response Care at a Glance card is a quick-reference guide for emergency situations. Designed to fit in a glove compartment or backpack, the Care at a Glance card is an important component for any first-aid or disaster preparedness kit.

Your Next Adventure

Beside the Primary and Secondary Care Courses, Emergency First Response offers Care for Children and other emergency training programs.

After completing Primary and Secondary Care, take the PADI Rescue Diver course and the PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider course Together, these three courses round out your ability to handle scuba diver emergencies.

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