Category: Training


The Pre Hospital Environment

    • The role of FPOS
    • Scene safety
    • Minimising risk of infection
    • Post-incident procedures
    • Scene management
    • Safety
    • Triage

Patient Assessment

  • Communicating with patients
  • Primary survey and assessment
  • Safe moving and handling


Respiration and Airway Management

  • Recognition of respiratory problems
  • Common breathing difficulties
  • Basic airway management
  • Causes of blocked airway
  • Opening and maintaining a clear airway
  • Choking
  • Use of suction
  • Removal of crash helmets
  • Use of oro-pharyngeal airways
  • Oxygen supplementation


Basic Life Support

  • Perform basic life support
  • Recovery position
  • Perform child and infant basic life support



  • Automated external defibrillation
  • Normal / abnormal heart rhythms


Circulation and Shock

  • Recognition and initial care of haemorrhage
  • Bleeding
  • Shock


Medical Related Emergencies

  • Heart attack/angina
  • Diabetes
  • Stroke
  • Epilepsy
  • Unconscious patient
  • Asthma / anaphylaxis


Extended Skills are dependent on course requirements, these can include; Cannulation, Fluid Therapy, Advanced Trauma – Chest, Abdominal, Head and Extremity (including Tourniquets and Haemmorhage management)

Duration 5 Days

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