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  • This is for:

    This qualification has been designed for you, the learner, who wants to work as an Associate Ambulance Practitioner (AAP) as part of the wider emergency and urgent care setting.

    It maybe of interest, if you are: currently working as an emergency care assistant, wanting to work as part of an ambulance crew responding to emergency (999) and urgent calls providing emergency and urgent assistance, or undergoing a career change within the health sector.

    Delegates must hold a valid driving license and be a minimum of 18 years of age. A qualification in Emergency Response (Blue Light) Driving would be an advantage, and could enhance employment opportunities.

  • Objectives:

    This course is designed to give you the necessary knowledge and skills to assess, treat and manage patients at the scene or assist with non-conveyance or onward referral if appropriate, reducing the need for hospital admission.

    AAPs work at a level above that of Clinical Healthcare Support Workers and have knowledge of the underlying concepts and associated principles within that area of study, including the ability to evaluate and interpret these.

  • Certification:

    Level 4 Diploma for Associate Ambulance Practitioners, accredited by FutureQuals

Course Summary

AAP’s work at a level above that of Clinical Healthcare Support Workers and have knowledge of the underlying concepts and associated principles within their area of study, including the ability to evaluate and interpret these. They will have the qualities and transferable skills necessary for employment, exercising some personal responsibility. AAP’s will undertake further annual training and develop new skills within a structured and managed environment when employment is secured. The AAP will work under the supervision of an occupationally competent individual at the same level or above in accordance with Regulatory policies and procedures for an initial probationary period of 750hrs.

The Level 4 Diploma for Associate Ambulance Practitioners Course has been designed in partnership with multiple NHS Ambulance Services and FutureQuals Awarding Organisation. Many ambulance services recognise this certified course as the equivalent of the legacy IHCD Technician course and FutureQuals suggest that is the recognised industry standard and the preferred qualification for the NHS

This course runs regularly at our Cheshire training centre. Please contact us for more details: 01829 732 615

Syllabus

The Associate Ambulance Practitioner course includes the following sections:

  • Communication
  • Equality and Diversity
  • Medicolegal and Ethics
  • Conflict Resolution
  • The Respiratory System
  • Airway Management
  • BLS & Defibrillation
  • Cardiovascular & Lymphatic System
  • ECG Recognition
  • The Nervous System
  • Primary & Secondary Survey
  • Focused Patient Assessment
  • Endocrine System
  • Poisons & Sepsis
  • Thermal Injuries
  • Muscoskeletal System
  • Trauma Management
  • Respiratory pathophysiology
  • Cardiovascular pathophysiology
  • Nervous system pathophysiology
  • Reproductive system
  • Elderly patients
  • End of life care
  • Paediatric BLS/ILS
  • Paediatric assessment
  • Obstetrics
  • Paramedic Skills
  • Pharmacology & Medicines management
  • Major Incident Medical Management

  • Please Note: Completion of the course alone would not necessarily lead to employment with Jigsaw Medical Services Ltd.

Course dates

April 2018

Course enquiry booking form

If you are interested on booking on this course please fill in this form and we will try and get back to you as soon as possible.