Course Summary
Credit Type:
Self-paced (20 hours)
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 2 classroom management


The course objective is to provide qualified individuals with the additional training necessary to teach the Emergency First Response Primary Care CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation), Secondary Care (First Aid), CPR & AED (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillator), and Care for Children courses.

Learning Outcomes:

  • explain the Emergency First Response program structure, requirements, and procedures
  • explain the Emergency First Response program philosophy and curricula
  • explain and demonstrate how to teach courses that are low-stress, performance-based, and learner-centered
  • demonstrate emergency care skills to a role-model level
  • explain how to organize and market their Emergency First Response courses

General Topics:

  • Course orientation
  • Emergency first response program philosophy
  • Learning and instruction workshop
  • Teaching emergency first response skills workshop
  • Care for children and CPR& AED course standards and content
  • Care for children skills workshop
  • Organizing an emergency first response course
  • Mannequin cleaning workshop
  • Marketing emergency first response
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Classroom Exercise
  • Coaching/Mentoring
  • Discussion
  • Laboratory
  • Learner Presentations
  • Lectures
  • Practical Exercises

Methods of Assessment:

  • Examinations
  • Other
  • Performance Rubrics (Checklists)
  • Presentations
  • Quizzes
  • Completion the EFR Instructor Course Final Exam

Minimum Passing Score:

Supplemental Materials

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