What topics are covered by the course?

FPOS Intermediate

The Pre Hospital Environment

The role of FPOS-I
Scene safety
Minimising risk of infection
Post-incident procedures
Scene management

Patient Assessment

Communicating with patients
Primary survey and assessment
Safe moving and handling

Respiration and Airway Management

Recognition of respiratory problems
Recognition of respiratory problems
Common breathing difficulties
Basic airway management
Causes of blocked airway
Opening and maintaining a clear airway
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

Medical Related Emergencies

Heart attack/angina
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)

Who should attend?

The FPOS Intermediate course is designed to advance the First Aider towards achieving the First Person On Scene course. However there are no pre-entry requirements, any student can attend this course.

What will I be able to do on completion?

Throughout the training individuals will be taught the skills associated with rapid assessment, stabilisation and transfer of both the trauma victim and those suffering a medical emergency.

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

The first three days of the course are FPOS which is approved by Edexcel and is IHCD managed. The additional two days are for those requiring extended skills. The training includes both theoretical lectures and realistic practical sessions designed to offer students the opportunity to practice new-found skills.

How will I be assessed?

Instructors host a variety of experience with backgrounds including; military medics, civilian paramedics, CP Operators; with recent operational experience.

Guide Price: 395.00

Delivery: Classroom
Category: Health & Medical »
Duration: 5 Days
Qualification: Edexcel Level 2

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