FPOS COURSE INTRODUCTION

The FPOS (First Person On Scene) course is 4 days and is accredited by IHCD (Institute of Health Care Development). It is designed to advance the First Aider towards achieving the FPOS award.

Delegates will be taught the skills associated with rapid assessment, stabilisation and transfer of both the trauma victim and those suffering a medical emergency. The certificate is valid for 3 years.

The course is taught in our purpose built training suites which house some of the most up to date training rigs in Europe.

FPOS COURSE ELIGIBILITY

Any candidate is eligible to undertake an FPOS (First Person On Scene) course.

Candidates attending the course must ensure they are fit and healthy and free of any existing injuries. The course can be quite arduous and is mentally and physically demanding. All candidates are required to attend the course with suitable Personal Protective Equipment. This includes suitable helmet (this can incorporate a visor or separate safety glasses must be worn during practical activity), suitable protective clothing, suitable protective footwear and suitably protective hand protection.

FPOS COURSE CONTENT (BASIC)

The Basic First Person On Scene course includes :

Scene Safety

Infection Control

FPOS Activation

Patient Consent

Ambulance Liaison

Patient Assessment : Examination and Assessment

Patient Assessment : Primary Survey

Airway and Breathing

Basic Life Support

Automatic External Defibrillation

Circulation and Shock

Medical Emergencies

FPOS COURSE CONTENT (INTERMEDIATE)

The FPOS Intermediate Course includes :

Scene Safety

Infection Control

FPOS Activation

Patient Consent

Ambulance Liaison

Patient Assessment : Examination and Assessment

Patient Assessment : Primary Survey

Airway and Breathing

Basic Life Support

Automatic External Defibrillation

Circulation and Shock

Medical Emergencies

The above covers the Basic FPOS Course. The following skill sets cover all the skill sets to complete the Intermediate Course content.

Patient Triage

Airway and Breathing (Enhanced)

Airway Management (Enhanced)

Automated External Defibrillation (with rhythm recognition)

Control of bleeding using tourniquets

Removal of crash helmets

Use of oropharyngeal airways

Oxygen Therapy

Assisting the paramedic

Moving and handling of patients

 

 

FPOS COURSE CONTENT (ADVANCED)

The FPOS Advanced Course includes :

Scene Safety

Infection Control

FPOS Activation

Patient Consent

Ambulance Liaison

Patient Assessment : Examination and Assessment

Patient Assessment : Primary Survey

Airway and Breathing

Basic Life Support

Automatic External Defibrillation

Circulation and Shock

Medical Emergencies

Patient Triage

Airway and Breathing (Enhanced)

Airway Management (Enhanced)

Automated External Defibrillation (with rhythm recognition)

Control of bleeding using tourniquets

Removal of crash helmets

Use of oropharyngeal airways

Oxygen Therapy

Assisting the paramedic

Moving and handling of patients

Scene Safety

Infection Control

FPOS Activation

Patient Consent

Ambulance Liaison

Patient Assessment : Examination and Assessment

Patient Assessment : Primary Survey

Airway and Breathing

Basic Life Support

Automatic External Defibrillation

Circulation and Shock

Medical Emergencies

Patient Triage

Airway and Breathing (Enhanced)

Airway Management (Enhanced)

Anatomy and Physiology of the Adult and Child

Use of Cardiac and Respiratory Drugs

Automated External Defibrillation (with rhythm recognition)

Paediatric Resuscitation

Control of bleeding using tourniquets

Removal of crash helmets

Use of oropharyngeal airways

Oxygen Therapy

Pulse Oximetry

Blood Glucose Measurements

Management of Maternity and Obstetric Conditions

Assisting the paramedic

Completion of the FPOS Advanced Course programme requires 100 hours contact time in class, 2 hours assessment, 40 hours clinical practice and application under mentorship. There are a minimum of 10 different procedures to be implemented by an expert clinician suitably qualified to assess the delegate.

 

FPOS COURSES LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course will develop individuals to gain a foundation knowledge enabling them to work individually or as part of a team in a variety of FPOS situations and locations throughout the world.

FPOS COURSE DATES 2017

Our FPOS course cost is £515 including VAT and meals.

November 13th - November 16th 2017

December 4th - December 7th 2017

 £515 including VAT, meals and refreshments. 

 

FPOS COURSE COST

The Basic and Intermediate courses are £515 including VAT and meals. Price on Application for the Advanced course.

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