Qualsafe Level 4 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (RQF) – FREC4

This regulated and nationally recognised prehospital care qualification follows the PHEM skills framework at descriptor level E, and provides delegates with a wider scope of practice in prehospital care emergencies.

Suitable for: Those looking to progress their career within the NHS or private ambulance services as an emergency care assistant, intermediate ambulance practitioner, event medical provider, associate practitioner or healthcare assistant. It is also ideal for those who are looking to work within specialist roles in the military, police and fire services.

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Aim

Administer safe, prompt, effective prehospital care in situations which can arise when providing emergency and urgent treatment and/or management, and gain a ‘licence to practise’ for employment.

Objectives

  • Be able to assess and manage injury and illness using a variety of methods including physiological measures
  • Be able to choose the correct treatment plan according to observations
  • Know how to use electrocardiogram (ECG) monitoring on a patient
  • Be able to manage a patient’s airway as well as using medical gases
  • Be able to assess and treat thoracic trauma
  • Understand the key functions and characteristics of the nervous system and the musculoskeletal system
  • Be able to provide emergency care to traumatically injured patients
  • Know how to manage cases of actual or suspected sexual assault
  • Know how to provide first response emergency care at a major incident
  • Understand mechanisms of injury and kinetics
  • Know how to provide emergency care to sick and injured children
  • Understand how to deal with a patient displaying signs of mental health problems
  • Know how to assess and initially manage sepsis
  • Know how to manage childbirth

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Learning Outcomes

  • Be able to assess and manage a large range of injury and illness in children and adults
  • Understand the structure and function of the heart including the cardiac conduction system
  • Know how to use electrocardiogram (ECG) monitoring on a patient
  • Be able to manage a patient’s airway with medical gases
  • Intervene in a case where a patient is displaying signs of ill mental health
Prerequisites

Delegates must:

  • Be at least 18 years old on the first day of the training
  • Have successfully completed the Qualsafe Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (RQF) qualification (or a Qualsafe recognised equivalent)
  • Be able to provide a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) profile containing evidence of 118hrs study and/or contextualised practice*

*A record of study may include a variety of activities including reading journals, social media posts or news articles, preparing presentations, attending CPD sessions, work related training, researching and writing assignments and watching videos. The area of study should focus on the Learners area of practice and benefit future patients.

As this qualification includes knowledge-based assessments such as short answer questions and anatomy diagram completion, we recommend learners undertake some study to familiarise themselves with how to structure a short answer, reference and revise human anatomy and physiology including medical terminology.

Assessment Methods

3 x Practical assessments
2 x Skills tests
3 x Learner workbooks
2 x Invigilated exams

Pre-Course Reading

A hardcopy manual provided 4 weeks prior to the course which must be read in its entirety before attending. PDF copies are unavailable.

Progression

As this qualification provides learners with a wider scope of practice in Prehospital care emergencies, it allows for greater employment opportunities. It also forms part of a progressive suite of prehospital care qualifications that lead to the QA Level 6 Diploma in Paramedic Practice (RQF).

Requalification

Once achieved, this qualification is valid while the delegates maintains a CPD portfolio and has attended annual refresher training. Training should include the assessment and treatment of cardiorespiratory arrest and life-threatening injury/illness. This may include an Immediate Life Support qualification.

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Jul

Qualsafe Level 4 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (RQF) - FREC4

Belfast

£660.00

Monday, 22 July 2024 - Friday, 26 July 2024

09:00 AM - 05:00 PM (5 days)

  • Belfast
  • £660.00 incl. VAT
Register6 places remaining

Mon 22 Jul 2024 - Fri 26 Jul 2024

09:00 AM - 05:00 PM (5 days)

Kingsbridge Training Academy are launching our 5-day QA Level 4 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (RQF) prehospital training course (FREC 4). As the next step for those who have completed the QA Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (RQF), this qualification provides learners with a wider scope of practice in prehospital care emergencies, allowing for greater employment opportunities. It also forms part of a progressive suite of prehospital care qualifications that lead to the QA L

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Register your interest via info@kingsbridgetrainingacademy.com

Cost

£660.00 (including VAT)

Time

9:00am – 5:00pm

 

Duration

5 days

 

Location

Kingsbridge Training Academy
10 Falcon Way, Boucher Road,
Belfast, BT12 6SQ

Accredited by

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