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First Response Emergency Care (FREC) Level 4 Course

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Rapid Response Medical Ltd

Unit 3 Hollies Court

Hollies Park Road

Cannock

WS11 1DB

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The Level 4 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (QCF) qualification is ideal for those who want to provide Prehospital care to patients requiring emergency treatment. As the next step for those who have completed the QA Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (QCF) or equivalent, this Ofqual regulated qualification is the ideal foundation for those who are looking to progress their career in the emergency services, ambulance services, event medical sector or other high risk workplaces.

The qualification is accredited by Qualsafe Awards (the UK’s largest Awarding Organisation for first aid) and is clinically endorsed by The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh - Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care (FPHC). The Level 4 Certificate also meets the FPHC criteria at descriptor level ‘E’ on the Pre-hospital Emergency Medicine (PHEM) Skills Framework.

Why Choose Rapid Response Medical?

Your FREC course will be taught by Paramedics with years of front line experience, taught from our dedicated training centre in the heart of the West Midlands you will train using the latest equipment. Rapid Response Medical has its own CQC registered ambulance service allowing us to run realistic and engaging scenarios using our own vehicles and facilities. Expect a fantastic training experience when you book with us. We also offer our students oppotunites to work on our BANK once qualified to gain valuble experience.

The topics covered include:

  • Initial patient assessment
  • Physiological measures
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Heart disease
  • Electrocardiogram application and monitoring
  • Managing a patient’s airway – supraglottic airways
  • Medical gases – including dosages and administration
  • Thoracic trauma
  • Mechanism of injury and kinetics
  • Triage
  • Full body and limb immobilisation
  • Management of suspected or actual cases of sexual assault
  • Psychosocial development in children
  • Emergency care for sick and injured children
  • Dealing with a patient displaying signs of mental health problems
  • Assisting with advanced airway management, vascular access and infusion

Assessment and Requalification:

Learners will be continually assessed throughout the Level 4 FREC® course and will be required to complete 3 workbooks post course. Successful candidates will receive a QA Level 4 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (QCF).

This is valid for a period of 3 years and can be renewed by attending a shorter 3 day requalification course.

Entry Requirements:

Learners must be at least 18 years old and should have successfully completed a Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (QCF) or an equivalent recognised qualification. It is advised that learners also have a minimum of Level 2 in numeracy and literacy.

Progression:

This qualification may be used towards achieving other pre-hospital care qualifications, including the Level 4 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (QCF). Qualsafe now also offer a route to Paramedic through there range of FREC courses.

Training Location & Facilities:

Our courses are delivered from our dedicated training venue in Cannock, Staffordshire (15 Miles North Of Birmingham). Our facilities include a fully equipped training centre along with Ambulances and plenty of outdoor space for training.

If you are traveling to us we can offer a discounted hotel room at £75 per night bed and breakfast. Please contact us after booking to book this option.

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Hollies Park Road

Cannock

WS11 1DB

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