Immediate Life Support

What is Immediate Life Support?

The Immediate Life Support Course (ILS) by Qualsafe is required to keep your First Response Emergency Care FREC 4 or Safe Administration of Lifesaving Medication qualification valid. This course can also be used by Health Care Professional staff to revalidate their ILS requirement. It is ideal for doctors surgeries and nursing staff, along with event medical staff needing to keep their FREC 4 qualification valid.

What will I learn?

The Qualsafe Level 4 Award in Immediate Life Support (RQF) is a nationally recognised qualification is for those who have a responsibility at work, in the community or voluntary activities to provide emergency care to patients, such as event medical providers, emergency ambulance personnel, registered healthcare professionals and those working in specialist roles within the emergency services and military.

Successful candidates will develop their knowledge and skills in providing Immediate Life Support to patients in Cardio-Respiratory Arrest or experiencing life-threatening illness and injury.

Topics will include: Airway Management, ILS procedures, ILS treatment algorithms, Modifications required during cardiac arrest, End of life care, NEWS 2 Scoring

You MUST hold a FREC 4 qualification or be a registered HCP to be eligible to attend this course. The proof will need to be supplied of your FREC 4 certificate.

What’s included in the price?

The price includes all equipment, Registration and Certification, refreshments throughout the course and course manual to keep.

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Course Content

  • Scene management
  • Methods and procedures needed to assess and manage an incident
  • Managing a patient with life-threatening or non-life threatening illness and injury
  • Post-incident procedures
  • Airway management
  • Return of Spontaneous Circulation (RoSC)
  • Third-trimester pregnancy
  • Neck stoma
  • Immediate life support treatment algorithm
  • End of life care
  • Using the National Early Warning Score (NEWS)
FREC training into ambulance

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