Polaris Operations
Polaris Operations

                LEAD MEDICAL TRAINER -   ADAM GENT 

          Operational Medical Training

Our core course ;

The QNUK Level 3 Award in First Responder is a 4 or 5 Day program focusing on additional interventions and management of serious incidents with the expectation of longer term management of the casualty at the scene. 
 It is Not expected that candidates will have previously attended some First Aid training.  
The course is a mix of taught theory, practical demonstration, skill stations and realistic scenarios.
 

Course content

 

The Pre Hospital Environment

The role of the First Responder

Minimising risk of infection

Consent

Principles of Scene Management

 

Casualty Assessment

Mechanism of Injury

Patient Assessment

Communicating with patients

Primary survey and assessment

Safe moving and handling

 

Respiration and Airway Management

Recognition of respiratory problems

Advanced airway management - Oral, Nasal and Laryngeal Airways

Choking

Use of suction

Oxygen Administration- Delivery systems and SpO2

 

Basic Life Support

Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation - to current UK guidelines

Paediatric CPR

 

Defibrillation

Automated external defibrillationCirculation and Shock

Recognition and initial care of haemorrhage

Catastrophic Haemorrhage - including the use of tourniquets and haemostatics

Shock Cardiogenic

Neurogenic

Hypovolaemic

Septic

Anaphylactic

 

Damage

General Bone / Joint injuries

Head injuries

Spinal & Pelvic injuries 

Chest injuriesBurns

Eye Injuries

Environment

Heat Stroke & Dehydration

Hypothermia

 

Medical Related Emergencies

Heart attack/angina

Diabetes

Stroke

Epilepsy

Asthma Anaphylaxis -

 including additional remote protocols

Poisoning

Sepsis

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