Our one day Paediatric First Aid course is designed to give anyone caring for children and infants the skills, knowledge and confidence to deal with the common medical emergencies that can arise. Also covered on the course is how to deal with life threatening emergencies such as cardiac arrest and choking. The programme is suitable for childcare workers, teachers, childminders etc. or any parents or grandparents who wish to learn basic first aid skills.
We run regular public courses or alternatively, the course can be delivered onsite for groups.
On completion of this course participants will:
Be able to assess a paediatric patient who is 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
Scene Safety & Infection Control
How to react in an emergency situation
Calling the emergency services
Paediatric Patient Assessment
Dealing with an unconscious child or infant
Cardiac Arrest: CPR for Adults, Children & Infants
Respiratory Emergencies: Asthma, Choking
Medical conditions: Febrile Seizure, Epilepsy, Diabetes, Meningitis
Wounds & Bleeding
Fractures, Sprains & Strains
Burns & Scalds
There is no formal assessment as part of this programme.
Successful participants receive an Advanta Safety Paediatric First Aid Certificate which is valid for 2 years