Paediatric First Aid

This course meets OFSTED requirements for first aid training in early year’s settings and links to the common core skills of the early years foundation stage. The course is suitable for anyone providing care for children and babies. Candidates will learn essential practical and theoretical skills, so they can deal competently with situations that may arise when caring for children and babies.

Course Duration

12 hours (2 Days)

Course Contents

  • Managing an incident
  • Disorders of the Airway
  • Resuscitation
  • Wounds / bleeding / bandaging
  • Choking/Foreign objects nose/ear
  • Burns & Scalds / Electric Shock
  • Eye Injuries
  • Poisoning / Bites & Stings
  • Croup
  • Fractures / Dislocations
  • Asthma
  • Head / Neck / Back Injuries
  • Febrile convulsions
  • Epileptic convulsions
  • Diabetes
  • Fever / Meningitis / Vomiting
  • Fainting
  • Aches & Pains
  • Shock/Anaphylactic shock
  • Unconsciousness
  • Recovery Positions
  • Effects of Heat & Cold
  • Illness assessment
  • Sickle cell anaemia
  • First Aid Kits
  • Accident / Incident Reporting

 

Certification

Successful candidates shall be awarded a Certificate of Competence in Paediatric First Aid which is valid for 36 months from the date of issue.  It is recommended that yearly refresher training is undertaken.

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