SRS Close Protection Medical

SRS CPO Medical

Upcoming courses

2021-01-12 to 01-15
2021-04-06 to 04-09
2021-09-14 to 09-17

 

Course fee

15,000 SEK (incl. VAT)

General

The SRS CPO Medical, Level 3 qualification in The First Person on Scene Intermediate (RQF) qualification has been designed to provide the knowledge and skills to stabilise a patient for up to forty minutes until an ambulance or other pre-hospital care provider arrives. The knowledge and skills taught as part of the course are designed for the first person at the scene to intervene within a scope of practice to utilise lifesaving interventions to preserve life and prevent deterioration of the patient.

This qualification is valid for 3 years. Once the qualification has expired, or due to expire, the learner is required to re-undertake the course again in order to maintain the qualification.

Learning objectives

  • Understand the role and responsibilities of the first person on scene during an emergency incident
  • Understand the principles of scene management in pre-hospital care
  • Know the principles required for effective and safe patient assessment in the pre-hospital care setting.
  • Be able to assess an incident for dangers and respond appropriately
  • Be able to assess patient’s levels of consciousness
  • Be able to recognise and manage a patient with a catastrophic bleed
  • Be able to assess and manage a patient’s airway and recognise and manage a patient with a suspected spinal injury
  • Be able to assess and manage a patient who is not breathing normally
  • Be able to assess a patient’s circulation and manage a patient who is in shock
  • Be able to assess a patient’s level of disability
  • Know the principles of exposing the patient for further assessment and act upon environmental considerations
  • Know how to recognise and manage a range of medical emergencies in the pre-hospital care setting
  • Know how to recognise and manage a range of trauma related emergencies in the pre-hospital care setting
  • Understand the recognition features of red flag sepsis in the pre-hospital care setting
  • Know how to recognise emergency care equipment to assist the health care professional
  • Be able to manage a paediatric patient who is not breathing normally

Assessment and qualification

To be awarded this qualification you must achieve a 100% pass of the assessments carried out by observation together with passing a theoretical exam. The theoretical exam will be completed in English.

Entry requirements

There are no specific requirements to undertake the qualification however it is strongly recommended that you hold an emergency first aid at work qualification or equivalent and are able to hold an everyday conversation and are able to understand written instructions in English. Learners must be 18 years of age or older to commence the training.

Application process

  1. You notify us of your interest via training@srsgroup.se
  2. You will receive an Application Form and payment detailsk
  3. You pay and once payment is received SRS will confirm this and send you the detailed Course Information Package

This training qualifies as the medical requirements for the SIA Close Protection Operative (L3) license.

Qualifications

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