First Response Emergency Care

All our FREC3 undertake the following training, this training is clinical endorsement by The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh – Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care

FREC® 3 course content

Roles and Responsibilities of Pre Hospital Care Providers:
• Casualty assessment
• Airway management
• FREC provider role
• Universal precautions
• Emergency care equipment
• Patient/Treatment documentation
• Consent
Incident assessment and control:
• Dynamic risk assessment
• Initial management of the scene
Casualty assessment:
• Primary Survey <C>ABC
• Levels of consciousness
• Secondary Survey
• ABCDE approach
Catastrophic Bleeding:
• Direct/Indirect Pressure
• Trauma dressing
• Tourniquet use
• Haemostatic agent/dressing
Airway management:
• Airway anatomy
• Airway management methodologies Dynamic Airway assessment
• Head tilt-chin-lift
• Jaw thrust
• Postural drainage
• Altered Airway anatomy management Oro-pharyngeal airway Naso-pharyngeal airway
• Manual suction device
• Choking
Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR):
• Adult CPR
• Child CPR
• Infant CPR
• CPR adaptions
• Casualty handover
• Automated External Defibrillation
• When resuscitation should not be attempted
Medical Gases:
• Emergency Oxygen
• Pocket Mask/Bag Valve Mask
• Non-re-breather mask
Trauma:
• Universal precautions/Infection control
• Medical Shock
• External bleeding
• Embedded object
• Internal bleeding
• Minor injuries
• Eye injuries
• Burns
• Poisons
Trauma (Muscular-Skeletal):
• Head injuries
• Spinal injuries
• Helmet removal
• Cervical collar
• Pelvic immobilisation Fractures
• Sprains & Strains Dislocations
• Crush injuries
• Manual in line stabilisation
Trauma (thoracic):
• Closed chest injuries
• Open chest injury
• Positional asphyxia
Medical conditions:
• Anaphylaxis
• Adrenaline Auto-injector
• Asthma
• Hyperventilation
• Heart Attack
• Angina
• Stroke
• Diabetes
• Seizures
• Meningitis
Environmental:
• Hypothermia
• Hyperthermia
• Sun stroke
• Dehydration
• Exhaustion
• Food poisoning
Human body:
• Hypoxia
• Respiratory system
• Circulatory system

Awarding Organisation: Qualsafe Awards
Ofqual Regulated? Yes
Certificate Validity: 3 Years (BLS and AED Training Recommended Annually)
Clinical Endorsement: The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh – Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care