Emergency First Response (EFR) is an international organization of first aids depending on PADI, but just focused in the development, teaching and trainining of rescue cares. Its courses where made up to increase the confience of the students in case they need to assist in any emergency situation, YOU DON’T NEED TO BE A DIVER TO STUDY THIS COURSE. But the course is a credit requiered to join the Rescue Diver Course.
Emergency First Response teach the cares below described:
– Primary Cares: Incluided CPR, how to care serious bleeding, shock tratment, spinal injuries and any kind of theats that could put in serios danger the life of the patient.
– Secondary Cares: Injuries that don’t put in serious and immediate risk the life of the patient, such as fractures and choking. We teach you Heimlich maneuver, applying bandages, splints, etc.
– Care for Children: First and secondary cares for the smallest people of the family. Even we teach CPR with a baby doll! It’s so sad, but very usefull to save lives of the people we most dear!
– First Aid at Work: In some areas, such as Great Britain, Australia and Canada, governmental regulations call for enhanced CPR and first aid training for the workplace. First Aid at Work programs designed for these areas include additional topics and skills to meet requirements while following the easy to learn EFR approach to training.