Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (FREC®)

The QA Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care has been designed by experts in emergency care education to provide a comprehensive qualification designed to meet requirements in various employment sectors and environments.

The QA Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care has been designed by experts in emergency care education to provide a comprehensive qualification designed to meet requirements in various employment sectors and environments. Achieving this qualification will enable Delegates to seek employment within the healthcare sector and other sectors that require emergency care provision. The aim of the qualification is to enable Delegates to attain the knowledge and practical competencies needed to deal with a range of pre-hospital emergency situations. On completion Delegates will have demonstrated the practical administration of safe, prompt, effective pre-hospital care in situations which can arise when providing emergency treatment and/or management.

The QA Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care qualification also offers Delegates greater opportunities to progress onto higher level qualifications within the FREC® emergency care qualifications suite or career progression into other areas of pre-hospital emergency care, such as ambulance services.

For more detail click here to read the full qualspec QA Spec L3 Certificate in FREC foundation. 

 

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Who was this course designed for?

 

The QA Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care qualification offers Delegates greater opportunities to progress onto higher level qualifications within the FREC® emergency care qualifications suite or career progression into other areas of pre-hospital emergency care, such as ambulance services.

 

Course Content

 

Roles and Responsibilities of Pre Hospital Care Providers:

  • Casualty assessment
  • Airway management
  • FREC provider role
  • Universal precautions
  • Emergency care equipment Patient/Treatment documentation Consent

Incident assessment and control:

  • Dynamic risk assessment
  • Initial management of the scene

Casualty assessment:

  • Primary Survey ABC
  • Levels of consciousness
  • Secondary Survey
  • ABCDE approach

Catastrophic Bleeding:

  • Direct/Indirect Pressure
  • Trauma dressing
  • Tourniquet use
  • Haemostatic agent/dressing

Airway management:

  • Airway anatomy
  • Airway management methodologies Dynamic Airway assessment
  • Head tilt-chin-lift
  • Jaw thrust
  • Postural drainage
  • Altered Airway anatomy management Oro-pharyngeal airway Naso-pharyngeal airway
  • Manual suction device
  • Choking

Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

  • Adult CPR
  • Child CPR
  • Infant CPR
  • CPR adaptions
  • Casualty handover
  • Automated External Defibrillation
  • When resuscitation should not be attempted

Medical Gases:

  • Emergency Oxygen

Trauma:

  • Universal precautions/Infection control
  • Medical Shock
  • External bleeding
  • Embedded object
  • Internal bleeding
  • Minor injuries
  • Eye injuries
  • Burns
  • Poisons

Trauma (Muscular-Skeletal):

  • Head injuries
  • Spinal injuries
  • Helmet removal
  • Cervical collar
  • Pelvic immobilisation Fractures
  • Sprains & Strains Dislocations
  • Crush injuries
  • Manual in line stabilisation

Trauma (thoracic):

  • Closed chest injuries
  • Open chest injury
  • Positional asphyxia

Medical conditions:

  • Anaphylaxis
  • Adrenaline Auto-injector
  • Asthma
  • Spacer device with reliever inhaler Hyperventilation
  • Heart Attack
  • Angina
  • Stroke
  • Diabetes
  • Seizures
  • Meningitis

Environmental:

  • Hypothermia
  • Hyperthermia
  • Sun stroke
  • Dehydration
  • Exhaustion
  • Food poisoning

Human body:

  • Hypoxia
  • Respiratory system
  • Circulatory system

 

Course duration

 

This course runs over 5 consecutive days.

 

Certification

 

On successful completion of the course delegates will receive a FREC 3 (First Response Emergency Care) certificate which is valid for 3 years.

 

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Cost

 

This course includes FREE venue parking.  The cost of this course is £500.00 + VAT = £600.00 per person.