The First Aid Course – Extended (Primary & Secondary Care+AED) is a comprehensive training program designed to provide participants with an extensive range of first aid skills and knowledge. Spanning over two days, this course offers an in-depth exploration of primary and secondary care techniques, as well as the use of automated external defibrillators (AEDs), enabling participants to confidently respond to a wide range of medical emergencies. 

Lead by certified instructors, the Primary Care course covers a broad spectrum of topics essential for effective first aid provision. Participants will receive comprehensive training in primary care skills, including:

  • Assessing and managing medical emergencies 
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for adults, children and infants 
  • Controlling bleeding
  • Treating a shock

Additionally, 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. Secondary skills taught in this course include:

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

The course is dedicated to the use of automated external defibrillators (AEDs). Participants will learn how to operate AED devices effectively, ensuring prompt and appropriate use in cases of cardiac arrest.

Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a certification that is recognized internationally and by Finnish work healthcare system. 

The First Aid Course – Extended (Primary & Secondary Care+AED) is ideal for individuals seeking a comprehensive and in-depth understanding of first aid skills, including healthcare professionals, emergency response personnel, teachers, coaches, and individuals in high-risk environments.

Private custom courses for companies and teams are bookable for 4 or more participants. EFR First Aid courses are conducted by certified EFR Instructors who have a solid background in tourism, program and adventure services, and wilderness first aid. EFR First Aid Courses are legally equivalent to SPR (Red Cross) EA1 and EA2. You can participate in the first day to renew or convert your expiring EA1 / EA2 certification.



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