IHCD First Person on the Scene Intermediate Print
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Tuesday, 05 February 2013 11:18

The Institute of Health Care Development (IHCD) is the Awarding Body (via Edexcel) for National Health Service (NHS) Ambulance Services throughout the United Kingdom. The Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care at the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh maintains standards in pre-hospital medical care for doctors, emergency service personnel and nurses.

Who should attend

Students attending this course should previously have successfully completed the (FPOS) Basic Course.



Course Contents:

  • Basic Life Support (Adult and Child).
  • Choking.
  • Recovery Position.
  • Trauma / Haemorrhage.
  • Shock.
  • Anaphylactic Shock.
  • Oxygen Therapy.
  • Automated External Defibrillator (AED).
  • Assisting the Paramedic.
  • Heart Conditions.
  • Stroke / CVA.
  • Epilepsy.
  • Asthma.
  • Diabetes.

Course Duration

Assessment and Certification

All persons passing course practical and written assessments will receive a valid (IHCD) certificate for 3 years.

Last Updated on Monday, 18 February 2013 15:48