The next step for those who have completed the QA Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (RQF) or equivalent, this qualification is ideal for those looking to progress their career in the emergency or ambulance services, in the event medical sector or who are employed in high-risk workplaces
Successful candidates will gain the knowledge, skills and competencies needed to deal with a wide range of prehospital care emergencies, such as fracture immobilisation, sick and injured children and those with mental health problems.
Fulfilling the competencies set out in the Pre-hospital Emergency Medicine (PHEM) skills framework at descriptor level E, this Ofqual regulated qualification is the ideal foundation for those wishing to become a registered healthcare professional.Course Objectives
Delegates will undertake all aspects of the training provided in Level 3. They will understand heart conditions and learn how to provide electronic monitoring and understand the human skeletal and muscles systems. In addition, they will learn how to deal with a blocked airway, best handle a sexual assault victim and a mass casualty situation of hazardous materials. Delegates undertake 36 hours of clinical experience following the training.Suitable For
Qualification is specifically designed for those who want to provide prehospital care to patients requiring emergency treatment. It is ideal for those who are looking to progress their career in the emergency services, ambulance services, event medical sectors and high risk workplaces.Course Requirements
Delegates must be at least 18 years of age on the first day of the training and have successfully completed the QA Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (RQF) qualification or a QA recognised equivalent before they can begin the QA Level 4.