Level 4 Award in Immediate Life Support
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Duration - 1 Day
Cost - £120.00 Inc. VAT (50% discount for previous FREC 4 students)
Qualification Code - "ILS"
Awarding Body - Qualsafe Awards
Pre-requisites - Students must hold a Level 4 in First Response Emergency Care or a suitable equivalent clinical qualification.
For a full course listing, including syllabus and pre-requisites download the PDF by clicking the image.
This QA qualification is for people who will respond to out of hospital emergency or life-threatening incidents. Effective early interventions by emergency care providers have been shown to have a positive impact on patient outcomes experiencing cardiorespiratory arrest or life-threatening illness, and are reflected in the qualification content.
The purpose of the QA Level 4Award in Immediate Life Support (RQF) qualification is to provide Learner’s with a continuous professional development opportunity. To develop and maintain their clinical knowledge and skills when responding and providing immediate life support to patients in cardiorespiratory arrest or experiencing life-threatening illness in the prehospital care environment in line with current practice.
Topics covered in the Level 4 Immediate Life Support course include:
- Recording patient observations and early warning scores
- Care of the patient with tracheostomy or laryngectomy
- ‘Do not attempt resuscitation’ orders
- Further skills training and simulations
Following completion of the course, students will be awarded with QA Level 4 Award in Immediate Life Support - which is valid for 1 year.
Students must hold a Level 4 in First Response Emergency Care or a suitable equivalent clinical qualification.