I dived with Into the blue last week, and despite having an early meeting time was greeted by the staff with instant smiles and friendliness. Within 15 minutes the blond lady at reception had our whole groups paperwork sorted, gear packed, and introductions given.
There was a groupf of about 7 of us, and we all got to know eachother and the rest of the staff very well throughout the day. Everyone of the staff was friendly and happy to lend a helping hand, and they were very thorough and professional throughout the day.
The dive conditions didn't end up being so good, but the skipper GP was wise enough to call off the second dive for safety and we were sorted out back at the shop with rescheduling and refunds.
Very well done, and I would highly recommend for any divers visiting Cape town. I will be back to dive with Into the blue again!!!
EMERGENCY FIRST RESPONSE FOR CHILDREN (EFR), CAPE TOWN – COURSE INTRODUCTION
Would you know what to do if a child got seriously hurt? Our EFR course is the answer. First Aid treatment for children differs from First Aid for adults, and in this EFR course you get taught how to provide emergency care for injured or ill children (ages one to eight) and infants less than one year old on a First Aid level.
Participants learn about the types of medical emergencies that children face, and how they differ from adult conditions. The EFR course also includes the importance of attending to basic emergency situations with children, the emotional aspects of caring for children, secondary care for children, and preventing common injuries and illnesses in children.
EMERGENCY FIRST RESPONSE FOR CHILDREN (EFR) - COURSE OUTLINE
This EFR course is conducted at our classroom, and can be done during the day or in the evenings. Expect this course to take 4 to 5 hours.
During the EFR course, you will learn about the following aspects of first aid:
Care for Children Primary Care:
- Emergency Scene Safety Assessment
- Universal Precautions-Communicable
Disease Protection & Barrier Use
- Primary Assessment
- Obstructed Airway Management (child and infant)
- Rescue Breathing (child and infant)
- Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (child and infant)
- Automated External Defibrillator (AED) use
- Serious Bleeding Shock Management
- Spinal Injury Management.
Care for Children Secondary Care :
- Injury Assessment
- Illness Assessment.
EMERGENCY FIRST RESPONSE FOR CHILDREN (EFR) – FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Why is there a different First Aid course for children and for adults?
Although the basic principles are the same for children as for adults, the application of First Aid can be very different, due to the much smaller body size. There are also other obstacles to overcome, such as that a child might not be able to explain himself as well as an adult