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  • First Response Emergency Care ( FREC ) QA Level 3

    First Response Emergency Care ( FREC ) QA Level 3

    This regulated and nationally recognised prehospital care qualification is ideal for those seeking a career in the emergency services, ambulance service, the event and security medical sector or those who work in high risk workplaces. Over a 5 day period, Learners will gain the knowledge, skills and competencies needed to deal with a range of prehospital care emergencies, such as: managing a patients airways, catastrophic bleeding, management of fractures, medical emergencies and more. Ideal as an alternative to the Intermediate First Person on Scene (FPOSi) qualification, the QA Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (RQF) also forms part of a progressive suite of prehospital care qualifications that lead to the QA Level 6 Diploma in Paramedic Practice (RQF). Endorsed by The Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care – The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, and fulfilling the competencies set out in the PHEM skills framework at descriptor level D, this fantastic qualification is perfect for a range of roles in emergency care, such as: Event Medical Responder, Emergency Care Support Worker and more.

    first-aid-training-courses-northamptonshire-17Course Content

    • Roles and responsibilities of a first responder
    • Medical emergencies
    • Patient assessment
    • Airway management
    • Adult, child and infant CPR & AED usage
    • Return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC) procedures
    • Emergency oxygen
    • Traumatic injuries
    • Catastrophic bleeding
    • Shock
    • Poisoning and intoxicating substances
    • External and internal bleeding
    • Helmet removal
    • Neck, spine and pelvic immobilisation
    • Environmental exposure
    • Burns and scalds
    • Minor injuries
    • Incident reporting