In the Primary Care section of the course, you'll learn the steps and techniques for handling life-threatening emergencies. You’ll practice eight skills for aiding patients who aren’t breathing, have no heartbeat, may have a spinal injury, may be in shock or who may have serious bleeding. You’ll learn to how to perform CPR and continue to monitor the patient, so that you provide every possible chance of survival while waiting for emergency medical services to arrive.
Because many medical conditions are not life-threatening and emergency medical services are sometimes delayed or unavailable, the Secondary care section of the course teaches you how to provide first aid that eases pain and reduces the risk of further harm. You’ll learn to assess a variety of injuries and illnesses and practice bandaging and splinting.
Finally, we'll complete the recommended skills, learning to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED), and Emergency Oxygen use.
Primary & Secondary Care meets the CPR and first aid training requirements for the PADI Rescue Diver course and all professional-level ratings.