Polaris Academy is part of Polaris Medical Services the ONLY Independent Ambulance service in the UK with an “Outstanding” CQC inspection rating. Our UK based Academy incorporates a Front-line Ambulance station giving us access to full clinical facilities & our tutors are experienced Pre-Hospital clinicians.
FREC 3, 4 & FREUC 5
If you want a career as an Ambulance ACA, ECA or EMT then these modern fit for purpose qualifications ran in an Ambulance environment with only the best simulation equipment will prepare you for the fast paced and Hi-Tech world of Pre-Hospital Care and Transport.
Coming soon our NEW EMT to Level 6 Part Time HCPC BSc (Hons) degree course which is a combines online study & Face to Face teaching backed up by Academy based Academic Support. We also run HCPC standard Return to Practice programmes that can attract HEE funding, Bespoke programmes & Dip IMC Study courses!
Level 3 APCSAD & CERAD Driving Courses
For learners working as PTS or emergency ambulance staff, the CERAD qualification meets the requirement to claim exemptions under the road traffic act and to operate to the specification of the high speed driver training regulations of the Department for Transport.
PRE-HOSPITAL AIRWAY COURSES
We are the UK South of England Centre for a range of Airway courses from Theairwaysite.com including the renowned The Difficult Airway Course: EMS (TM). These programmes are taught by a faculty with a wealth of experience in skills that work in the real world!
NAEMT PRE-HOSPITAL COURSES
We are an authorised and VERY experienced site for many of the well known NAEMT programmes such as PHTLS, AMLS, TCCC , TECC, AHDR, EMS Safety, GEMS & EPC. Our NAEMT faculty have huge UK and International experience in educational delivery and advanced clinical skills.
Essentials of Pre-Hospital Ventilation Course
Due to demand and a widely acknowledged gap in education we have developed a highly practical programme to cover at an appropriate depth the use of Mechanical ventilators in the Pre-Hospital phase taught by faculty with real world experience.
Our expert developed range of Pre-Hospital Trauma, Critical Care, Urgent Care and Acute Cardiovascular Ultrasound courses are taught in a engaging, practical and clinically focused relevant process. They are taught by an experienced faculty with real world experience of using PoCUS in the Pre-Hospital environment.
Introduction to Pre-Hospital Human Factors Course
This course taught by an expert Clinical and HF/CRM team is designed for Pre-Hospital front line clinicians and provides essential HF/CRM awareness with the aim of improving clinical outcomes when faced by complex clinical incidents such as Cardiac Arrest & Multi-system Trauma.
Advanced PMVA & Restraint Courses
This NFPS Certified course includes Advanced level Prevention/Management of Violence & Aggression (PMVA) and the Safe use of Restraint Equipment. Ideal for clinicians working on Mental Health Secure Transport units and similar settings where there is risk of injury to both Clinician and Patient alike.
PRE-HOSPITAL ELECTRO CARDIOGRAPHY COURSES
This range of one-day courses for all responding to Pre-Hospital cardiac patients has been created to provide knowledge from Foundation to Advanced levels and give an understanding of electrocardiography including 12 lead ECGs in order to build confidence in identifying ECG abnormalities.
AMBULANCE TRANSFER and RETRIEVAL SKILLS COURSE
Transfers are a common tasking for Ambulance crews. This one day course is designed by clinicians to give Ambulance Crews the essential skills for the safe and effective Inter-Facility transfer and Retrieval of patients and also to extend their ability to appropriately manage some of the specialist equipment used.