Level 4 FREC® First Response Emergency Care

This Level 4 FREC® First Response Emergency Care qualification is designed for people who have already completed the Level 3 FREC® First Response Emergency Care or equivalent, and are looking to progress their career in the emergency services, ambulance services or the event medical sector.

This course is also suitable for high risk working environments where there is a need for prehospital care.

The qualification is approved by Qualsafe Awards and fulfils the competencies set out in the PHEM skills framework at descriptor level E.

5 Day 141 hours post-coursework

Ofqual Regulated

Certificate remains valid by maintaining CPD portfolio and ILS certification

What does this course cover?

  • Initial patient assessment
  • Physiological measures
  • Application and monitoring electrocardiogram (ECG)
  • Managing a patient’s airway – supraglottic airways
  • Medical gases – including dosages and administration
  • Mechanism of injury and kinetics
  • Assessment and monitoring of thoracic trauma
  • ● Triage
  • Full body and limb immobilisation
  • Sepsis
  • Digestive system
    ● Cardiovascular system
  • Nervous system
  • ● Respiratory system
  • Management of suspected or actual cases of sexual assault
  • Psychosocial development in children
  • ● Emergency care for sick and injured children
  • Childbirth and basic maternity care
  • ● Dealing with a patient displaying signs of mental health crisis
  • Assisting with advanced airway management, vascular access and infusion

Essential course reading; JRCALC Ambulance Service Clinical Practice Guidelines (RRP £58.50) and Ross & Wilson Anatomy & Physiology in Health and Illness (RRP £31.99) are included in the course cost.

Why Choose First on Scene?

All of our pre-hospital care courses are delivered by pre-hospital care specialists that have years of experience dealing with real life emergencies, meaning that our training is of the highest standard.

Our trainers draw on their own experience to make courses fun, engaging and, most importantly, memorable.

This ensures that learners leave with the confidence and vital life saving knowledge needed to deal with a wide range of situations.

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Training more than 6 people? We can also deliver courses at your premises or arrange a course specifically for your requirements. To discuss your needs today, please call our team on 03303 112 199.

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