Emergency First Response Course

Be Confident During an Emergency

Help Save a Life

Diving, like any other adventure activity, requires a great deal of attention to safety.

As you progress through the PADI courses from PADI Advanced Open Water Diver to PADI Rescue Diver, you will gain knowledge, skills, and confidence that help you to deal with diving related problems, helping you to look after yourself, and other divers.

A key part of being able to help other people is being able to provide emergency first aid to an injured or sick person.

Emergency First Response EFR course on Koh Lanta with Dive & Relax

This is even more important when diving, often in remote areas with no emergency healthcare or hospitals close by.

What's Involved ?

The Emergency First Response (EFR) course teaches both divers and non divers how to deal with life threatening problems and how to help maintain a person's life until professional medical help arrives.

In the first part of the course, Primary Care, you will learn how to assess life threatening injuries, to maintain an open airway, provide CPR (the kiss of life), deal with serious bleeding, shock and spinal injuries.

If the EFR course is taken along with the PADI Rescue Diver course, we will also teach you how to correctly prepare medical oxygen equipment and how to effectively administer medical oxygen to patients.

The second part of the course, Secondary Care, teaches you how to provide care for a person who is not in an immediate life threatening situation, including injury and illness assessment, pending the arrival of professional medical assistance.

How do I Start?

The EFR course can normally be completed in a single day and is normally taught at our office at Lanta Castaway Beach Resort by one of our highly experienced instructors.

You can also combine the EFR course with the PADI Rescue Diver course here on Koh Lanta, making a total of 3 days.

If you already hold an equivalent emergency first aid certificate from another organisation, you can begin the PADI Rescue Diver course here on Koh Lanta immediately.

PADI Course Online Price Walk-In Price
EFR(1/2 day) ฿5,040 ฿5,600
  • Includes EFR Materials & Certification.
  • Online price available to bookings confirmed with a deposit before you arrive on Koh Lanta.

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