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Rescue Diver Course :: Stop reacting, learn to respond appropriately instead!


Emergency First Response (EFR) is the fastest-growing international CPR, Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) and First Aid training organization. Dedicated to training the lay rescuer, EFR courses encompasses adult, child and infant CPR skills, provides AED and First Aid training, and feature an outstanding First Aid at Work component. The company’s award-winning programs and state-of-the-art training materials make it a favorite among divers around the world. Many divers take the Emergency First Response courses to meet program prerequisites, such as PADI Rescue Diver, or as preparation for becoming a PADI Divemaster. However, most have also found the EFR program to be important in every day life. They have taken a significant step in emergency preparedness, and feel confident that they can provide care should an emergency situation arise. 

The Emergency First Response program meets requirements for CPR and First Aid in the workplace (OSHA Guideline 29 CFR 1910.151), and incorporates the latest procedures for emergency patient care. Other organizations that recognize EFR as meeting their requirements are United States Coast Guard, The Boy Scouts of America, and the American Council on Exercise (ACE), to name a few.


The Rescue Diver Course teaches you emergency prevention, intervention and management. 

This course is one of the most challenging and rewarding courses you will complete as a diver. In becoming a Rescue Diver, you will expand your knowledge in your preparation for further leadership training. 

It will also teach you effective diver rescue skills and first aid while it prepares you to manage realistic rescue situations. This course increases your awareness of dive safety and encourages divers to anticipate and prevent problems.

You learn to first think about your options available for handling an emergency and then act accordingly, using the best method for the situation.

So, get ready for some serious fun!
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