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Administering Emergency Medical Gases

QA Level 3 Award in Administering Emergency Medical Gases (RQF)

  • Started 27 Nov 2021
  • 60 British pounds
  • Margate, Kent CT9 1LB

Service Description

Qualification Summary This qualification forms part of the QA Prehospital Care qualifications. It will provide the Learner with the knowledge and understanding to be able to administer emergency medical gases in a prehospital care setting. The qualification and learning outcomes are based on the recommendations of: Resuscitation Council (UK) Skills for Health Assessment Principles for First Aid Qualifications The British Thoracic Society UK Ambulance Services Clinical Practice Guidelines 2016 (JRCALC) Learners should be able to demonstrate the administration of safe, prompt and effective use of emergency medical gases which can arise when providing emergency treatment and/or management in prehospital care situations. Who Should Take This Qualification? This QA qualification is for people who have a specific responsibility to be able to safely administer and monitor the effects of emergency medical gases within their scope of practice in a prehospital environment. This includes (but is not limited to) the following roles/personnel: A first aider operating in a high risk workplace such as: In welding, flame cutting and similar processes For helping people with breathing difficulties In hyperbaric chambers as a medical treatment For food preservation and packaging Community first responders Fire, police and other emergency services personnel Prerequisites Learners must be at least 16 years old on the first day of the training. Before they can register on to this qualification, Learners must have: Successfully completed a Level 3 First Aid at Work (QCF) (FAW) or QA recognised equivalent, and Knowledge/awareness of an automated external defibrillator (AED) if it isn’t incorporated into the FAW There are no other formal entry requirements but to benefit from the learning we advise that Learners have a minimum of Level 2 in literacy and numeracy or equivalent and a basic understanding of first aid. What Will I Learn? The objective of the qualification is to benefit Learners by making sure they are competent to carry out their role and responsibilities, in line with agreed ways of working when administering emergency medical gases. Qualification Structure Learners must complete all assessments in the units successfully within the registration period to achieve the qualification. The maximum period to achieve the qualification, including any referrals is 4 weeks. TQT is the total number of hours required for a Learner to achieve thi

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