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 patient’s airways, catastrophic bleeding, management of fractures, medical emergencies and more

Ideal as an alternative to the First Person on Scene Intermediate (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

The FREC Syllabus contains: 

·         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 

Students are continuously assessed throughout the course and will sit a number of written papers. Upon successful completion students will receive a certificate which is valid for a period of 3 years

Cost:  £395+vat per person

Duration: 5 Days

Next OPEN course


 21st - 25th May 2018      

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