Paediatric First Aid

This course is ideal for candidates who work with, or come into contact with, infants and children on a regular basis.

The course is also ideal for parents and families with young children.

Course Duration

2 days (12 & 1/2 Hours)

Course Dates

Contact the office for Dates

Examination Date

On last day of course

Venue

In centre or at customer premise.

Course Content

Unit 1
– Understand the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first-aider.
– Be able to assess an emergency situation safely.

– Provide first aid to an infant/child who is:

  • Unresponsive and breathing normally
  • unresponsive and not breathing normally
  • has a foreign body airway obstruction
  • bleeding externally

– Understand how to provide first aid to an infant/child who is suffering from shock and to an infant/child with anaphylaxis.

Unit 2
– Be able to administer first aid to an infant/child with injuries to bones, joints and muscles, with head and spinal injuries.
– Understand how to administer first aid to an infant/child with conditions affecting the eyes, ears and nose, and emergency first  aid to an infant/child with a chronic medical condition or sudden illness.
– Understand how to administer first aid to an infant/child who is experiencing the effects of extreme heat or cold, who has sustained an electric shock.
– Understand how to administer first aid to an infant/child with burns or scalds, an infant/child who has been poisoned.
– Understand how to administer first aid to an infant/child who has been bitten or stung, an infant/child with minor injuries.
– Understand how to complete records relating to illnesses, injuries and emergencies


Cost:

£150.00 + VAT per candidate