Primary Care (CPR) & Secondary Care (First Aid) Course

EFR Primary Care

EFR Primary Care

The Emergency First Response Primary Care (CPR) and Secondary Care (First Aid) CourseThe 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.

Primary Care (CPR) skills taught in this course:

  • Scene Safety Assessment
  • Universal Precautions

Primary Assessment

  • Airway Management
  • Rescue Breathing
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Conscious and Unconscious Obstructed Airway Management
  • Serious Bleeding Management
  • Shock Management
  • Spinal Injury Management

Recommended Skills:

  • Automated External Defibrillation (AED)
  • Emergency Oxygen Use Orientation

The 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.

Secondary Care (First Aid) skills taught in this course:

  • Injury Assessment
  • Illness Assessment
  • Bandaging
  • Splinting for dislocations and fractures

Course Duration
One Day

Course size
Maximum course size 12 people.

Two multiple-choice question papers and two Knowledge Reviews.

On successful completion of the course an Emergency First Response Primary/Secondary Care (plus additional completed skills) certification card valid for two years is issued.