Emergency First Response training focuses on building confidence in lay rescuers and increasing their willingness to respond when faced with a medical emergency. Course participants learn simple to follow steps for emergency care and practice applying skills in a nonstressful learning environment. All courses are supported by self-study manuals, videos and quick reference cards to enhance learning and allow you start learning right away.
EFR courses meet the CPR and first aid training requirements for the Rescue Diver course and all professional-level ratings.
- Primary Care (CPR) – This course teaches you the steps and techniques for handling life-threatening emergencies. You’ll practice eight skills for aiding patients who aren’t breathing, have no heartbeat, may have a spinal injury, may be in shock or who may have serious bleeding. You’ll learn to how to perform CPR and continue to monitor the patient, so that you provide every possible chance of survival while waiting for emergency medical services to arrive.
- Secondary Care (First Aid) – Because many medical conditions are not life-threatening and emergency medical services are sometimes delayed or unavailable, this course teaches you how to provide first aid that eases pain and reduces the risk of further harm. You’ll learn to assess a variety of injuries and illnesses and practice bandaging and splinting.
Classes are non-refundable and non-transferable. We offer a one-time transfer opportunity for scheduling challenges. After one transfer, a $75 transfer fee will be assessed. No-Shows will be charged a $150 rescheduling fee.
Emergency First Response (CPR/First Aid/AED)
This course requires you to watch the online EFR video in its entirety. You will be given a test in class followed by practical scenarios. If you do not pass the test, you can not participate in the scenarios and will have to reschedule another class date (for an additioanl fee).
Upon completion of this course, the certification is valid for 2 years.