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QA Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (RQF) Revalidation

The First Response Emergency Care (RQF) forms part of a progressive suite of prehospital care qualifications that lead to the Level 6 Diploma in Paramedic Practice (RQF). This emergency first aid training offers Trauma responders, such as Search and rescue Helicopter crews, Event Medical Responder, Emergency Care Support Worker and more the opportunity to develop their skills in this revalidation course.

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Description

Over a 3-day period, Learners will revalidate 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 this fantastic qualification is perfect for a range of roles in emergency care. 

If this course isn’t for you, click here for information on the QA Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (RQF). 

Certification

QA Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (RQF)

Prerequisites

QA Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (RQF) within the last 3 years

Revalidation

Revalidate within 3 years

Who is this course for?

The QA Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification specifically designed 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.

Learning Objectives

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 scalds
  • 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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