This qualification is designed to provide learners with simple but effective skills and knowledge to enable them to provide immediate care in the first few minutes of an emergency.
Topics covered include:
The pre-Hospital Environment (including minimising the risk of infection)
Respiration and Airway Management
Basic Life Support and Automated External Defibrillation
Circulation and Shock
Trauma Related Emergencies.
The First Person on Scene qualifications are clinically endorsed by the Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care (Edinburgh), the leading clinical body for pre-Hospital Care in the UK. The qualifications are valid for 3 years and periodic re-training is suggested in order to keep skills up to date.