Australian Federal Police: Extended care course

Course Overview

AFP.ECC has been designed for the Australian Federal Police. Specifically, it helps medics develop the knowledge and skills they need to care for casualties in austere settings for extended periods and to provide primary health care for deployed units during remote operations.

The two-day course can be tailored to suit the existing clinical practice of AFP medics. It includes a strong theoretical component, with applications practised through skills stations and demonstrations.

Importantly, the training reflects what AFP medics can expect in the field. Equipment and medications are the same as those authorised for use by current AFP standing orders.

Competencies

Through the course, participants:

  • establish a knowledge base for caring for casualties in austere settings for extended periods
  • develop care modalities and options based on available equipment
  • establish and embed documentation procedures for caring for casualties in the field
  • learn best practice to provide medical support to personnel during remote operations
  • experience practical application of theory through skills stations and demonstrations.

Outcomes

Through the course, participants:

  • AFP medics learn the knowledge and skills they need to care for casualties in isolated settings for extended periods of time.
  • AFP medics also learn to provide primary health care for deployed units during remote operations.
  • FulcrumTRG works with relevant authorities and AFP frontline staff to recommend additional supplies and medications to support AFP medics' capabilities.

Testimonials

Training was flexible and able to be adapted to individual needs.
Well planned. The instructors were very knowledgeable.
I liked the realism, operational focus and the practical application for my work.
Training was well planned and thought out. Scenarios had logical flow and outcomes.

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