Level 5 Certificate in First Response Emergency and Urgent Care (FREUC 5)

Level 5 Certificate in First Response Emergency and Urgent Care (FREUC 5)

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Level 5 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care

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Key Information

Duration - 8 Months Full-Time study (4 weeks + 750 hours clinical placement)

Cost - £6,300.00 Inc. VAT

Qualification Code - "FREUC5"

Awarding Body - Qualsafe Awards

Pre-requisites - Students must:

  • - Be 18 years old
  • - Have completed a FREC 4 or an equivalent recognised qualification
  • - Full UK driving licence with no more than 6 penalty points
  • - Full C1 driving entitlement
  • - Appropriate emergency driver training award (FutureQuals or D1/D2) – Medipro can support this if require
  • - Occupational health clearance – Medipro complete this for you at no extra cost
  • - Enhanced DBS – Medipro complete this for you at no extra cost

Medipro provide all students with the required 750 hours of clinical practice (unless sponsored by your employer) within the NHS supporting 999 frontline

For a full course listing, including syllabus and pre-requisites download the PDF by clicking the image.

Course Specifications

Course Description

This QA qualification is:

• For people who work or hope to work as emergency care providers in various healthcare settings who would be expected to assess patients using a variety of methods and be able to provide a treatment plan

• Based on clinical skills and competencies atLevel F of the prehospital provider competencies FPHC PreHospital Emergency Medicine (PHEM) Skills Framework

This qualification should give Learners a comprehensive knowledge of prehospital care and clinical practice to
deal with a range of prehospital care situations.

The purpose of this qualification is to develop Learners’ clinical knowledge and skills to act within their scope
of practice to administer safe, prompt, effective prehospital care in situations which can arise when providing
emergency and urgent treatment and/or management.

Syllabus
The programme consists of the following subjects:

- Communication
- Equality & Diversity
- Medicolegal and Ethics
- Conflict Resolution
- The Respiratory System
- Airway Management
- BLS & Defibrillation
- Cardiovascular & Lymphatic System
- ECG Recognition
- The Nervous System
- Primary & Secondary Survey
- Patient Assessment
- Endocrine System
- Poisons & Sepsis
- Thermal Injuries
- Musco-skeletal System
- Trauma Management
- Respiratory pathophysiology
- Cardiovascular pathophysiology
- Nervous system pathophysiology
- Focused patient assessment
- Paramedic Skills
- Pharmacology & Medicines management
- Major Incident Medical Management
- Reproductive system
- Elderly patients
- End of life care
- Mental Health & patient assessment
- Paediatric BLS/ILS
- Paediatric assessment
- Obstetrics

Certification
Upon successful completion of the written and practical assessments the following certificates will be awarded:

- QA Level 5 Certificate in First Response Emergency and Urgent Care

Pre-requisities
Students must meet the following criteria to attend this course.

- Be 18 years old
- Have completed a FREC 4 or an equivalent recognised qualification
- Full UK driving licence with no more than 6 penalty points
- Full C1 driving entitlement
- Appropriate emergency driver training award (FutureQuals or D1/D2) – Medipro can support this if require
- Occupational health clearance – Medipro complete this for you at no extra cost
- Enhanced DBS – Medipro complete this for you at no extra cost

Not sure if this qualification is for you?

We can point you in the right direction

Call 01325 609030 or email contact@medipro.co.uk

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