First Response Emergency Care (FREC) 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 patient’s airways, catastrophic bleeding, management of fractures, medical emergencies and more.

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.

Duration: 5 Days

  • Understand the role and responsibilities of a first responder providing emergency care.
  • Be able to assess an incident.
  • Be able to assess a patient.
  • Be able to assess a patient’s airway.
  • Be able to manage a patient’s airway. (Oropharyngeal and Nasopharyngeal Airways)
  • Be able to manage an unresponsive patient who is not breathing normally.
  • Be able to use appropriate equipment during a resuscitation attempt.
  • Be able to administer emergency oxygen.
  • Be able to manage catastrophic bleeding. (Use of Haemostats and Tourniquets)
  • Be able to manage a patient who is in shock.
  • Be able to manage a patient who is bleeding.
  • Know how to manage a patient with burns or scald.
  • Know how to manage a patient with minor injuries.
  • Know how to manage a patient with sudden poisoning.
  • Be able to provide emergency care to a patient with head and spinal injuries.
  • Be able to provide emergency care to a patient with injuries to bones, muscles, and joints.
  • Understand how to identify a patient with breathing difficulties.
  • Understand how to manage a patient with breathing difficulties.
  • Know how to manage a patient with anaphylaxis.
  • Know how to manage a patient with suspected major illness.
  • Know how to manage a patient who is in seizure.
  • Understand how to provide emergency care for the effects of environmental exposure.

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