Paediatric First Aid course:
Duration: 12 hours over 2 days
Maximum number of delegates: 12
This paediatric first aid course focuses on the situations and conditions most likely to be of relevance to those working with young children. In particular teachers, nursery staff, child-minders and play group leaders. It also meets the requirements of the Early Years foundation stage statutory framework.
This course has plenty of hand-on practice and is aimed at giving you the confidence to recognise and manage a wide range of emergencies until the ambulance or other medical help arrives. It also helps you with dealing with the more day to day situations that you may be faced with.
No previous training or qualifications are necessary.
The course includes:
- Basic life support
- Care of the unconscious child
- Breathing disorders and choking
- Shock and fainting
- Seizures and epilepsy
- Severe bleeding
- Treatment of specific major and minor injuries
- Fractures, dislocations, strains & sprains
- HSE regulations and record keeping