Emergency First ResponseAge 8+, Half day: in the Class room. Take a step toward emergency preparedness and meet PADI Rescue Diver Course prerequisites with Emergency First Response., or as preparation for becoming a PADI Divemaster Course.

As one of the foremost international CPR and first aid training companies, Emergency First Response gives you the confidence to respond to medical emergencies – not just in the diving world, but in your everyday world with your family, friends, neighbors and coworkers too.The EFR Course is an innovative CPR/First Aid program that teaches you skills that could help save a life.

Step by step accident management methods, help you to assess a situation, and act in the most efficient way to help someone before professional medical help arrives.Emergency First Response Primary Care (CPR) teaches participants how to respond to life-threatening emergencies. The course focuses on primary care through a combination of knowledge development, skill development and realistic scenario practice to make sure participants have the confidence in their ability to provide care when emergency situations arise.

Emergency First Response Secondary Care (First Aid) covers injuries or illnesses that are not immediately life threatening. Participants focus on secondary assessment and first aid through knowledge development, skill development and realistic scenario practice.

What will I Learn during the EFR Course?

EFR Course Primary Care (CPR) prepares you to provide aid to those with life-threatening emergencies.You’ll learn about: Scene Safety Assessment Universal Precautions, Communicable Disease Protection (including barrier use), Primary Assessment, Rescue Breathing, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Conscious and Unconscious Obstructed Airway Management, Serious Bleeding Management, Shock Management and Spinal Injury Management.Secondary Care (First Aid) builds upon the lessons of Primary Care and helps you assist those in need when Emergency Medical Services are either delayed or unavailable.You’ll learn about: Injury Assessment, Illness Assessment, Bandaging, and Splinting for Dislocations and Fractures.

Emergency First Response Koh TaoThe EFR Course also includes Reference Sections on the following topics: Allergic Reactions, Bruises, Burns, Chemical Burns, CPR (adult, child, infant) Choking (adult and infant), Cone Shell Stings, Coral, Jellyfish and Hydroid Stings, Cuts, Dental Injuries, Diabetic Problems, Dislocations and Fractures, Electrical Injuries, Eye Injuries, First Aid Kit Assembly, Fish Spine Injury, Frostbite, Heat Exhaustion, Heatstroke, Heart Attack, Hypothermia, Illness Assessment, Injury Assessment, Insect Stings, Octopus Bites, Poisoning, Rescue Breathing (adult, child, infant) Scrapes, Seizures, Snake Bites, Spider Bites, Sprains and Strains, Stroke, Temperature Related Injuries, Venomous Bites and Stings, and Illness Assessment Record Sheet.

The EFR Course teaches you that Emergency First Response is flexible – you can learn background knowledge in your own time before participating in practical, hands-on training sessions with a qualified Emergency First Response instructor.

An Emergency First Response qualification is valid for 2 years. You should participate in an EFR Course every 2 years to refresh your skills and update your qualification.The Emergency First Response courses meet CPR requirements for participants seeking certification through the American Council on Exercise.

Who can participate in the EFR Course?

Absolutely anyone can benefit from this First Aid/CPR Course. There is no restriction made on age or physical condition. At Czone Diver Koh Tao, we recommend that the minimum age is 8, but if younger children are interested they can join in too. Book Now!

What languages do you teach in?

We run EFR Courses in English, German, Swedish and French. We run semi-supported courses in Danish, Norwegian, Finnish, Spanish, Italian, Dutch and Thai. Please let us know if you require course materials in another language and we can order them for you.


How much does it cost?

The EFR course costs 3,500 THB. At Czone Diver Koh Tao, all our scuba certification courses include manuals and free equipment rental. For the EFR Course program you’ll receive the EFR Manual to keep as a reference guide.

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