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Paediatric First Aid


Paediatric First Aid

Pre-requisites

Candidates must be physically able to carry out the procedures detailed in the course outline and must attend all sessions to be eligible for assessment.

Duration

2 days

Who is it for?

This course is for candidates who wish to learn basic first aid with the emphasis on first aid for infants and children under 8 years old.

Course content includes:

  • Personal safety and assessing the incident
  • Priorities: DR ABC check and sending for help
  • Unconscious casualty for an adult, child and infant
  • Resuscitation for an adult, child and infant
  • Choking
  • Dealing with blood loss and shock
  • Burns and scalds
  • Fractures, including Greenstick fractures
  • Emergency treatment for seizures and asthma
  • Head injuries
  • Poisoning
  • Reporting and recording of incidents as required by the HSE
  • Contents of an HSE approved first aid kit at work and in the home

Assessment

Course will be internally assessed by the course tutor.  

Qualification

Paediatric First Aid certificate, valid for 3 years.

PRICE: per person £70.00


PRICE: per group at your venue for up to 12 persons, from £650.00
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