First Person On Scene
Intermediate
(FPOSi)


First Person On Scene - Intermediate (FPOS-I)

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.
Course Length
4 days
Assessment
Multiple choice exam and practical assessment
Certification
Successful candidates will receive a Certificate valid for 3 years
Pricing
£350
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


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 Haemorrhage
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