Emergency First Response Primary Care (CPR) and Secondary Care (First Aid)

Description: Emergency First Response Primary Care (CPR) Secondary Care (First Aid) courses teaches participants how to respond to life-threatening emergencies. It also covers injuries or illnesses that are not immediately life threatening. Participants focus on primary assessment and first aid through 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.

Who can attend: individuals or employers or anyone who want to learn how to respond to medical emergencies and learn first aid.  No prerequisite is required.

Duration: 7-8 hours.

Skills taught in this course:

  • Scene Assessment, Barrier Use, Primary Assessment, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Serious Bleeding Management, Shock Management, Spinal Injury Management, Conscious and Unconscious Choking Management.
  • Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Use
  • Injury Assessment
  • Illness Assessment
  • Bandaging
  • Splinting for Dislocations and Fractures

Includes first aid treatment reference for the following emergencies:

Allergic reactions (incl. anaphylaxis), asthma, bruises, burns, chemical burns, choking (adult, child, infant), CPR (adult, child, infant), 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, insect stings, jellyfish stings, octopus bites, poisoning, scrapes, seizures, snake bites, spider bites, sprains and strains, stroke, temperature related injuries and venomous bites and stings.

Certification: Participants receive an international certification from EFR (valid for 2 years).

The Primary Care and Secondary Care course is counted towards CPD (Continuous Professional Development) points for professionals, which is equivalent to 8 hours of credit.

Language: Delivery and material in English and/or Arabic.

Photograph Courtesy of Emergency First Response