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Paediatric First Aid (12 hr)

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Paediatric first aid course - 12 hours duration. Suitable for childminders, teachers and nursery nurses.

Our course follows the statutory framework for the early years in England which sets the standards for first aid training required for workers caring for young children in the absence of their parents and is appropriate to the age of the children being cared for.

Delegates will be able to practice on first aid equipment including baby and junior first aid mannikins.

The Paediatric First Aid course is a 2 day course and will last for a minimum of 12 hours (excluding breaks) and will cover the following areas:

Be able to assess an emergency situation;

Deal with a baby or child who is unresponsive and breathing normally;

Deal with a baby or child who is unresponsive and not breathing normally;

Deal with a baby or child who is having a seizure;

Deal with a baby or child who is choking;

Deal with a baby or child who is bleeding;

Deal with a baby or child who is suffering from shock caused by severe blood loss;

It will also cover the following topics:-

Anaphylactic shock; electric shock; burns or scalds; suspected fracture; head, neck or back injuries; poisoning; foreign bodies in eyes, ears or nose; eye injury; bites or stings; effects of extreme heat or cold; diabetis; asthma; allergic reaction; meningitis; febrile convulsions; understanding the role of the first aider; contents of a first aid box; recording and reporting accidents and incidents.

The Qualification:

The first aid certificate is valid for 3 years.


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