The AoFAQ Level 3 Award in The First Person on Scene Intermediate (RQF)
The new Level 3 Award in the First Person at Scene (RQF) is an up to date qualification underpinned by current practice.
It provides learners with the knowledge and life savings skills to assess, manage and treat a patient in a trauma and/or medical emergency and to stabilise the patient for up to forty minutes before the ambulance or pre-hospital care providers arrive
First Person on Scene Intermediate
FPOS Edinburgh FPOS Scotland
1 Understand the role and responsibilities of the first person on the scene during an emergency incident.
2 Understand the principles of scene management in pre-hospital care.
3 Know the principles required for effective and safe patient assessment in the pre-hospital care setting.
4 Be able to assess an incident for dangers and respond appropriately.
5 Be able to assess patient’s levels of consciousness.
6 Be able to recognise and manage a patient with a catastrophic bleed.
7 Be able to assess and manage a patient’s airway and recognise and manage a patient with a suspected spinal injury.
8 Be able to assess and manage a patient who is not breathing normally.
9 Be able to assess a patient’s circulation and manage a patient who is in shock.
10 Be able to assess a patient’s level of disability.
11 Know the principles of exposing the patient for further assessment and act upon environmental considerations.
12 Know how to recognise and manage a range of medical emergencies in the pre-hospital care setting.
13 Know how to recognise and manage a range of trauma-related emergencies in the pre-hospital care setting.
14 Understand the recognition features of red flag sepsis in the pre-hospital care setting.
15 Know how to recognise emergency care equipment to assist the healthcare professional.
16 Be able to manage a paediatric patient who is not breathing normally.