The QA Level 4 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognized prehospital care qualification specifically designed 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. The FREC Level 4 is also ideal for those who are looking to work within specialist roles in the military, police, and fire services.
AIMS & OBJECTIVES
As the next step for those who have completed the QA Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (RQF), this FREC Level 4 qualification provides learners with a wider scope of practice in prehospital care emergencies, allowing for greater employment opportunities.
- Initial patient assessment
- Physiological observations
- Anatomy and physiology
- Heart disease
- Electrocardiogram application and monitoring
- Managing a patient’s airway – supraglottic airways
- Medical gases – including dosages and administration
- Thoracic trauma
- Maternity care
- Respiratory disorders and infections
- Mechanisms of injury and kinetics
- Full body and limb immobilization
- Sexual assault
- Major incidents
- Psychosocial development in children
- Emergency care for sick and injured children
- Mental health crisis
- Assisting the clinician with clinical interventions
- All delegates must be over 18 years of age
- Delegates must have successfully completed the QA Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (RQF) qualification.
All successful delegates will receive a certificate and ID card covering their training for 3 years