Emergency First Response is a PADI affiliate that specializes in teaching First Aid and CPR. Theses lifesaving skills are good for anyone involved in adventure sports - just in case.

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The Fun Part

The fun part about Emergency First Response is learning serious medical emergency response skills in an upbeat, positive environment. You gain the confidence that you are prepared to help an emergency.

What you Learn in the EFR Primary and Secondary Care Course

  • 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

To enroll in the Emergency First Response course, you must

  • Care about other people and want to be able to assist them in a medical emergency


CPR and first aid are important skills that are in high demand. As an Emergency First Response Instructor, you can teach these skills to anyone.

What you Learn

Gain experience in how to structure learning, the requirements of performance-based training and your role as the instructor in the learning environment for teaching CPR and first aid.
You also learn how to motivate students, evaluate student knowledge, present course content effectively, become proficient in developing students' hands-on skills practice sessions and are taught how to present an effective scenario-based learning experience.

What You Can Teach

Learn how to conduct the Emergency First Response Primary Care (CPR) and Emergency First Response Secondary Care (first aid) course

You also learn to conduct the recommended Automated External Defibrillator (AED), emergency oxygen and conscious choking management skills.


To enroll in the Emergency First Response Instructor course, you must

  • Have completed an EFR Primary and Secondary Care course (or qualifying training) within the past 24 months.
  • Be at least 18 years old.