Paediatric First Aid

Who should do this Course?

This course is ideal for those working in the Early Years Sector such as a Crѐche, Preschool, Montessori or Child Care Facility and those who care for children in their own home as well as Parents/Grandparents/Guardians/Care Givers of children.  

 Training Objectives:

On completion of this course participants will be able to:

  •         Describe and demonstrate Paediatric First Aid
  •         Describe the responsibilities of a First Aider
  •         Understand and demonstrate essential life saving skills
  •         Identify and administer first aid to medical and Trauma emergencies
  •         Identify risks to children in the home or workplace

 

Course Syllabus:

  •         Scene Assessment and Safety
  •         Incident management 
  •         Responsibilities of a First Aider
  •         CPR for Adults/Children and Infants
  •         AED for Adults and Children
  •         Choking Adults, Children and Infants 
  •         Dealing with an unconscious casualty 
  •         Common Medical Emergencies including Febrile Seizures, Epilepsy, Diabetes and Asthma
  •         Meningitis
  •         Poisoning
  •         Wounds & Bleeding 
  •         Fractures and soft tissue injuries
  •         Burns First Aid
  •         Head Injuries

 

Course Assessment:

Ongoing assessment throughout course

 

Course Certification:

Recommend recertification every 2 years 

 

Additional Information:

Any special needs / requirements should be identified at the time of booking. Participants should be advised to dress appropriately, due to the nature of the course, there will be manual skills including CPR.

Course Length: 6 hours

Maximum no. Participants: 12 per instructor

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