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EFR Primary and Secondary Care


This course focuses on the skills you need and builds your confidence so that you are ready to respond when faced with a medical emergency.

Learn the skills to save lives

Emergency First Response 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.

Primary Care (CPR) 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

Secondary Skills taught in this course:

  • 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)

  • Cuts

  • Dental Injuries

  • Diabetic Problems

  • Dislocations and Fractures

  • Electrical Injuries

  • Eye Injuries

  • First Aid Kit Assembly

  • Heart Attack

  • Insect Stings

  • Jellyfish Stings

  • Octopus Bites

  • Poisoning

  • Scrapes

  • Seizures

  • Sprains and Strains

  • Stroke

  • Temperature Related Injuries

  • Venomous Bites and Stings

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