Emergency First Response
Imagine coming across someone, a friend, a relative or a complete stranger who critically need medical attention. Seems unlikely? Think again. Most accidents happen at home, at work or close to them, now you think it worth to spend a few hours of your time knowing what to do?
The PADI Emergency First Response course prerequisites:
The PADI Emergency First Response course is a non diving course, designed for those who wish to be able to save lives and deliver crucial support to those needed for medical assistance. There is no age limit and the PADI Emergency First Response course is performance based, that is, as long as you meat the desired skills, you’ll receive your Emergency First Response card.
The PADI Emergency First Response course structure:
Part 1- Emergency First Response Primary Care (CPR)-
Introduces 8 skills to learn, such as protecting yourself, adult CPR, choking adult, bleeding management and others.
Part 2- Emergency First Response Secondary Care (1st aid)
Introduces 4 more skills, such as illness and injury assessment, bandaging and managing splinting, fractures and dislocations.
Part 3- (optional)
Introduces two more skills, Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and providing emergency oxygen.
The PADI Emergency First Response course flow:
1. Read the independent study portion of the PADI Emergency First Response course manual.
2. Watch the PADI Emergency First Response course DVD.
3 Complete the PADI Emergency First Response course knowledge reviews.
4. Attend skills development sessions,
5. Prove your knowledge by completing 4 scenarios.
The next step:
Be able to prevent accidents, rescue yourself and other and generally become a safer more confident diver.
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