Paediatric First Aid for Parents

Course Overview

This is a practical 2.5 hour session and is perfect for parents, grandparents, childminders etc.  The session will give you the confidence to deal with the common medical emergencies that may be experienced when caring for children and infants.  Participants will also learn life saving skills such as CPR and how to deal with a choking incident.  It is a particularly helpful session for new parents, grandparents etc. as it is designed to be an open and interactive discussion where you will have the opportunity to ask questions and any voice any concerns.

We deliver this session by request for groups.  Please contact us if you would like to arrange a session in your area.

Course Objectives

On completion of this course participants will:

  • Be able to assess a child or infant who may be ill or injured

  • Be capable of identifying common medical conditions and treating accordingly

  • Be able to recognise and provide immediate treatment for life threatening conditions

  • Know how to react in an emergency situation 

Course Programme

How to react in an emergency situation

Calling the emergency services

Assessing a child or infant

Treating an unconscious child or infant

Medical Conditions: seizures, temperature control, meningitis

CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation)

Dealing with a choking incident

Wounds & Bleeding

Burns & Scalds



This is an information session.  Participants will receive an Advanta Safety certificate of attendance.

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Advanta Safety

Hedgestown Road


Co. Dublin


P: (01) 5253166


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