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Emergency First Response Primary Care (CPR) / EFR - Secondary Care (First Aid)
Your child falls down some stairs. Your niece chokes on some food. You see someone at the bottom of a swimming pool. Your partner suffers a bad cut or burn. A friend collapses clutching their chest on the golf course. Accidents and illnesses happen every day.
One of the biggest fears most people have when approaching the scene of any accident or an emergency is that they will do something wrong and make a mistake. This fear can prevent them from reacting and helping and possibly saving a life.
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation can double the chance of a person's survival when they are in cardiac arrest.
A third of heart attack victims die before reaching hospital because they go into cardiac arrest.
Performing CPR can buy vital extra minutes and keep them alive until paramedics arrive.
Less than 4 % of the population have first aid training or know how to perform CPR
There is a serious lack of first aid skills and knowledge which impacts on many people in their own homes and throughout their day-to-day activities. Emergency services are relied on to such an extent that they are over-stretched and in some circumstances unable to respond as quickly as everyone would like. We are not trying to scare but the tragic thing is that most cardiac arrests happen at home, so if you are ever with someone who needs CPR; it's quite likely to be a family member or a loved one.
At Scuba Diving North West we are committed to providing a training experience that truly helps eliminate natural fears and instils the confidence to "take action in an emergency".
Scuba Diving North West EFR First Aid Training has one overriding objective, to provide high quality, relevant and professionally delivered training courses which build rescuer confidence to provide care when faced with a medical emergency.
Students learn and practice the same patient care techniques and principles used by medical professionals in a relaxed and non-stressful learning environment. Students are also given as much practice as necessary to master and retain these skills.
Remember that learning CPR and other lifesaving skills may take only a few hours but they could be the most valuable hours you ever spend.
The fun part about Emergency First Response training is learning serious medical emergency response skills in an upbeat, positive environment. You gain the confidence that you are prepared to help in an emergency.
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.
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 Emergency Oxygen Provider course Together, these three courses round out your ability to handle scuba diver emergencies.
We can run this course at a time to suit you!
£125.00 (Includes Manual)
We offer group discounts on group bookings for family and friends or businesses, clubs and schools.
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