Emergency First Response in Koh Lanta

The PADI Emergency First Response or Primary and Secondary Care course in Koh Lanta, with Apo Dhatu Divers, teaches you what to do in the critical moments between a life-threatening emergency and the arrival of emergency medical services.

That said, this training is not dedicated or focused on scuba diving accidents. This is why everyone can participate, because we address all the incidents and accidents of daily life.

Emergency First Response in Koh Lanta

Learn how to administer CPR, provide first aid for pain relief, assess a variety of injuries and illnesses, and practice bandaging and splinting.

  • Primary Care (CPR)

    The Emergency First Response course teaches you 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.

  • Secondary Care (First Aid)

    Because many medical conditions are not life-threatening and emergency medical services are sometimes delayed or unavailable, this 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.

  • Care for Children

    This course allows participants to learn, practice and apply emergency care skills specific to helping infants and children with medical emergencies. It’s designed for those who work with children or are likely to have to respond to emergencies involving youngsters. This course is often integrated with Primary Care (CPR) and Secondary Care (First Aid) courses.

  • CPR & AED

    This course focuses on CPR training and teaching participants how to use an AED (automated external defibrillator). When workplace or governmental requirements specify this training, the CPR & AED course meets the need. This course is often integrated into First Aid at Work programs.

  • First Aid at Work

    In some areas, such as Great Britain, Australia and Canada, governmental regulations call for enhanced CPR and first aid training for the workplace. First Aid at Work programs designed for these areas include additional topics and skills to meet requirements while following the easy to learn EFR approach to training.

  • EFR Refresher

    It’s a good idea to refresh your CPR and first aid skills every 24 months, and that’s what the PADI EFR Refresher course is designed to do. Focusing on key skills, the course allows you to stay up-to-date and ready to lend aid when needed.


  • 6’500 THB – Training on 1 day, no dive
  • Your teaching material in English (if existing)
  • PADI certification
  • An English or French-speaking instructor (up to you)
  • Group of 4 peoples maximum
  • Transfer from your hotel to the diving center and from the diving center to your hotel
  • Thai lunch