PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID

Paediatric First Aid Training Course

Paediatric First Aid  | Level 3 HABC award  | Duration – 12 Hrs(2days)

Who should attend?

Individuals wishing to become a paediatric first-aider in the workplace with a responsibility for the welfare of infants and children, including carers who have to meet the requirements outlined in the Early Years Foundation Stage 2014 and Ofsted.

What will I learn?

3rg’s Paediatric First Aid course covers the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first-aider, allowing the carer to provide first aid for an infant or a child who is unresponsive and breathing normally. Be able to provide first aid for an infant or a child who has a foreign body airway obstruction, be able to administer first aid to an infant or a child with head and spinal injuries, how to administer first aid to an infant or a child who has sustained an electric shock. How to complete records relating to illnesses, injuries and emergencies.

Course Content:

  • Planning for first aid emergencies
  • Dealing with emergencies
  • Resuscitating
  • Recognising and dealing with shock
  • Recognising and responding appropriately to anaphylactic shock
  • Recognising and responding appropriately to electric shock
  • Recognising and responding appropriately to bleeding
  • Responding appropriately to burns and scalds
  • Responding appropriately to choking
  • Responding appropriately to suspected fractures
  • Responding appropriately to head, neck and back injuries
  • Recognising and responding appropriately to cases of poisoning
  • Responding appropriately to foreign bodies in eyes, ears and noses
  • Responding appropriately to eye injuries
  • Responding appropriately to bites and stings
  • Responding appropriately to effects of extreme heat and cold
  • Responding appropriately to febrile convulsions
  • Recognising and responding appropriately to the emergency needs of chronic medical conditions including: epilepsy, asthma, sickle cell, diabetes
  • Recognising and responding appropriately to meningitis and other serious sudden illness

Course Objectives
By the end of the course the delegate will be able to:

  • Act safely, promptly and effectively during emergencies.
  • Administer first aid to an infant or a child
  • Use first aid equipment.
  • Be aware of current first aid protocols.
  • Maintain first aid records.

Assessment

Ongoing assessment will take place throughout the course which will include written/oral questioning. Certification is valid for three years from the date of issue.

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