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First person on scene – Intermediate

First person on scene – Intermediate

This course is suitable for anyone who requires the basic knowledge of Emergency First Aid. Delegates must be at least 16 years of age for certification.

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    FIRST PERSON ON SCENE INTERMEDIATE

    FPOSI (First Person On Scene Intermediate) has been designed to equip learners with the skills, knowledge and confidence to help a person in a life-threatening situation.

    FPOS is designed for designed for those who are likely to be first on the scene of an emergency incident when a person’s life is in danger, such as community responders, fire and police personnel, industrial first aiders and those who want to achieve more than First Aid.

    This qualification has been developed with the NHS Ambulance Services and is clinically endorsed by the Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care. FPOS also meets the Security Industry Authority first aid requirements for Close Protection Operatives.

    ASSESSMENT

    Multiple choice exam and practical assessment

    COURSE CONTACT
    THE PRE-HOSPITAL ENVIRONMENT

    The Role of the FPOS
    Scene Management
    Safety
    Triage
    Minimising the Risk of Infection
    Post-incident Procedures

    PATIENT ASSESSMENT

    Communicating with Patients
    Primary Survey and Assessment
    Safe Moving and Handling

    AIRWAY MANAGEMENT

    Basic Airway Management
    Causes of a Blocked Airway
    Opening and Maintaining a Clear Airway
    Choking
    Use of Suction
    Removal of Crash Helmets
    Use of oro-pharyngeal Airways

    RESPIRATION AND VENTILATION

    Recognition of Respiratory Problems
    Common Breathing Difficulties
    Asthma
    Hyperventilation
    Oxygen Supplementation
    Mechanical
    Bag/valve/mask
    Ventilation Support

    THE PRE-HOSPITAL ENVIRONMENT

    The Role of the FPOS
    Scene Management
    Safety
    Triage
    Minimising the Risk of Infection
    Post-incident Procedures

    PATIENT ASSESSMENT

    Communicating with Patients
    Primary Survey and Assessment
    Safe Moving and Handling

    BASIC LIFE SUPPORT

    Perform basic Life Support
    Recovery Position
    Perform Child and Infant Basic Life Support

    DEFIBRILLATION

    Normal/abnormal Heart Rhythms
    Automated External Defibrillation

    RECOGNITION AND INITIAL CARE OF HEMORRHAGE

    Bleeding
    Shock (including faints)

    MEDICAL RELATED EMERGENCIES

    Recognition and Initial Care of:
    Heart Attack/Angina
    Diabetes
    Stroke
    Epilepsy
    Unconscious Patient
    Asthma/Anaphylaxis
    Assisting a Paramedic

    TRAUMA RELATED EMERGENCIES

    Recognition and Initial Care of Injuries to Bones, Joints, Tendons and Ligaments
    Recognition and Initial Care of Burns and Scalds
    Recognition and Initial Care of Other Trauma Related Injuries
    Skeletal Stabilisation

    DURATION

    3 days

    LOCATION

    We can offer courses on company premises for a maximum of 12 delegates or upcoming open courses at our training centre in Ipswich


    CERTIFICATION

    Successful candidates will receive a Certificate valid for 3 years

    Dates Available: 

    For groups trained on your premises with up to 12 people

    Cost: tbc

    Including Certification

    Course Curriculum

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