FPOS-FREC Conversion Course

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FPOS-FREC Conversion Course2021-12-03T14:35:25+00:00

FPOS – FREC Conversion Course

Our 3-day FPOS – FREC Conversion course will allow you to move across from the FPOS (First Person on Scene framework, to the FREC (First Response Emergency Care) framework.

FREC allows the progression to HCPC Paramedic. For more in see our page by clicking this link

Your FPOS-I certificate must be in date at the start of the course

What You’ll Learn

Roles and Responsibilities of Pre Hospital Care Providers:
  • Casualty assessment
  • Airway management
  • FREC provider role
  • Universal precautions
  • Emergency care equipment Patient/Treatment documentation Consent
Incident assessment and control:
  • Dynamic risk assessment
  • Initial management of the scene
Casualty assessment:
  • Primary Survey ABC
  • Levels of consciousness
  • Secondary Survey
  • ABCDE approach
Catastrophic Bleeding:
  • Direct/Indirect Pressure
  • Trauma dressing
  • Tourniquet use
  • Haemostatic agent/dressing
Airway management:
  • Airway anatomy
  • Airway management methodologies Dynamic Airway assessment
  • Head tilt-chin-lift
  • Jaw thrust
  • Postural drainage
  • Altered Airway anatomy management Oro-pharyngeal airway Nasopharyngeal airway
  • Manual suction device
  • Choking
Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Adult CPR
  • Child CPR
  • Infant CPR
  • CPR adaptions
  • Casualty handover
  • Automated External Defibrillation
  • When resuscitation should not be attempted
Medical Gases:
  • Emergency Oxygen
  • Pocket Mask/Bag Valve Mask
  • Non-re-breather maskĀ 
  • Universal precautions/Infection control
  • Medical Shock
  • External bleeding
  • Embedded object
  • Internal bleeding
  • Minor injuries
  • Eye injuries
  • Burns
  • Poisons
Trauma (Muscular-Skeletal):
  • Head injuries
  • Spinal injuries
  • Helmet removal
  • Cervical collar
  • Pelvic immobilisation Fractures
  • Sprains & Strains Dislocations
  • Crush injuries
  • Manual in-line stabilisation
Trauma (thoracic):
  • Closed chest injuries
  • Open chest injury
  • Positional asphyxia
Medical conditions:
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Adrenaline Auto-injector
  • Asthma
  • Spacer device with reliever inhaler Hyperventilation
  • Heart Attack
  • Angina
  • Stroke
  • Diabetes
  • Seizures
  • Meningitis
  • Hypothermia
  • Hyperthermia
  • Sunstroke
  • Dehydration
  • Exhaustion
  • Food poisoning
Human body:
  • Hypoxia
  • Respiratory system
  • Circulatory system

Course Assessment

0Multiple Choice Questionnaires
0 anatomy diagrams
0 Patient Report Form Assessment
0 Practical Assessments

Certificate Award

Externally accredited and certificated by Qualsafe Awards Ltd

FPOS-FREC Conversion Course Dates & Locations

We can also provide this training course at a date and location of your choice, either in the UK or overseas

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Suited Professions

  • Patient Transport Service
  • Security Personnel
  • Police Firearms Officers
  • Firefighters
  • Industrial Response Teams
  • Event First Aiders / First Responders


An valid and in date First Person on Scene Intermediate (FPOS-I) certificate must be produced prior to the course

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