Level 4 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (RQF)

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FREC 4 Course Overview

The QA Level 4 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (RQF), also known as FREC 4, is a regulated and nationally recognised 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. It is also ideal for those looking to work within specialist roles in the military, police and fire services.

Widen Your Knowledge In Prehospital Care Emergencies

As the next step for those who have completed the QA Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (RQF), this qualification provides learners with a wider scope of practice in prehospital care emergencies, allowing for greater employment opportunities. It also forms part of a progressive suite of prehospital care qualifications.

Fulfilling the competencies set out in the PHEM skills framework at descriptor level E, this fantastic qualification provides learners with the knowledge and skills needed to be able to respond to a wide range of prehospital care emergencies, such as major incidents, fracture immobilisation, sick and injured children, mental health crisis and more.

What's Covered?

  • Initial patient assessment
  • Medical gases – including dosages and administration
  • Major incidents
  • Psychosocial development in children
  • Physiological observations
  • Thoracic trauma
  • Emergency care for sick and injured children
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Sepsis
  • Heart disease
  • Maternity care
  • Electrocardiogram application and monitoring
  • Respiratory disorders and infections
  • Mental health crisis
  • Managing a patient's airway – supraglottic airways
  • Mechanisms of injury and kinetics
  • Assisting the clinician with clinical interventions
  • Triage
  • Full body and limb immobilisation
  • Sexual assault

Key Information

Length:
39 hour course (minimum) + 141 hours of self-directed study

Expiration:
Certificate remains valid by maintaining CPD portfolio and ILS certification

Entry Requirements:
Must hold a valid, in-date FREC 3 certificate

PHEM Framework:
Descriptor Level E

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DatePriceLengthExpiration
11/11/2024 – 15/11/2024 £480.00 per learner 39 hour course (minimum) + 141 hours of self-directed studyCertificate remains valid by maintaining CPD portfolio and ILS certification Add to Basket
15/07/2024 – 19/07/2024 £480.00 per learner 39 hour course (minimum) + 141 hours of self-directed studyCertificate remains valid by maintaining CPD portfolio and ILS certification Add to Basket
16/09/2024 – 20/09/2024 £480.00 per learner 39 hour course (minimum) + 141 hours of self-directed studyCertificate remains valid by maintaining CPD portfolio and ILS certification Add to Basket
13/05/2024 -17/05/2024 £480.00 per learner 39 hour course (minimum) + 141 hours of self-directed studyCertificate remains valid by maintaining CPD portfolio and ILS certification Add to Basket

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