EMERGENCY FIRST RESPONSE
Exploration & Experience !
The Advanced Open Water Diver course helps you increase your confidence
and build your scuba skills so you can become more comfortable in
the water. This programs provides you basic knowledge about minimum
five specific types of diving, Deep dive (30m) and Navigation dive
being the mandatory ones. This is a great way to get more dives under
your belt while continuing to learn under the supervision of your
The advanced open water diver program required two days and five adventure dives.
You need to reach our dive centre by 9:00 am, where you will meet your EFR Instructor who will facilitate you to watch the EFR training DVD and complete the Knowledge Reviews from the Emergency First Response manual.
You will also be shown various First Aid skills and have the opportunity to practice the techniqes with your Instructor and fellow class-mates.
There is a multiple-choice exam to pass as well, but don't worry you'll be taught everything you need to know to get through it.
Finally, your EFR Instructor will setup an example accident scenario so that you can put into practice everything that you've been taught the entire day.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Do I need to know swimming ?
No, this course is for everybody. Emergencies like heart attack can happen anywhere at any time. Being prepared and able to save life whether it be one of your family member, friend or total stranger can be quite rewarding.
How much time is required for the course ?
The course can be completed within six hours.
What are the benefits of EFR Primary and Secondary care Course?
PADI recognizes EFR Primary and Secondary care course and is a pre-requisite for rescue diver course.
You will be prepared to save life in an emergency situation.
What all I need to bring with me ?
Nothing, we will provide all necesary documents.
What do I learn in ERF Primary and Secondary Care ?
- How critical 'time' is in emergency care
- Why you should help someone in emergency
- Why people hesitate in providing emergency care
- What are the legal implications in helping people in an emergency situation
- What is the chain of survival and how Emergency First Responder is involved
- Procedure of activating Emergency Medical service
- Cardio pulmonary resuscitation procedures
- How often you should refresh your skills
- Dangers Emergency First Responders face and how to avoid them
- Recognition of life threatening emergencies - heart attack, cardiac arrest, stroke, airway obstruction
- Primary and Secondary Care - ABCD's of lifeline
- Automated External Defibrillator and its use
- Bleeding management, Shock Management, Spinal chord injury recognition and preventing permanent damage
- Difference between injury and illness, signs and symptoms
- First Aid for common injuries - fracture, cuts and bruises, venomous bites, Splints, bandages etc.
You learn the following:
Emergeny First Response certificate is a must to become a PADI Rescue Diver.