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EMERGENCY FIRST RESPONSE Good Skills For Anyone Involved In Adventure Sports

Emergency First Response with Aquatic Dreams Scuba Center


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 enviroment. All courses are supported by self-study manuals videos and quick referenc cards to enhance learning and allow you to start learning right away.

First Aid and CPR are good skills for anyone, not just divers. Also, you'll need these skills for the PADI Rescue Diver course. Emergency First Response is a PADI affiliate that specializes in teaching these lifesaving skills. 

Emergency First Response is the fastest-growing international CPR, AED and first aid training organization. With more than 31,000 instructors worldwide, Emergency First Response is backed by 36 years of experience in the development and delivery of instructional courses, training materials and educational curriculum. Emergency First Response courses have gained widespread international acceptance.


What will 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



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 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 Emergencey Oxygen Provider course. These three courses round out your ability to handle scuba diver emergencies.



$90 CPR/AED/First Aid including book*

$75 CPR/AED including book*

$75 First Aid including book*

*Plus tax

 CPR and AED Book without class

Contact Aquatic Dreams at (209) 577-3483 to signup for one of these courses.