Paediatric First Aid course
This course is a paediatric first aid course and meets the requirements of the Early Years foundation stage statutory framework.
Paediatric first aid training course – 12 hours
This 12 hour paediatric first aid course focuses on emergency scenarios that face those looking after young children and infants, including day nurseries, private nursery schools, pre-schools, before and after school clubs for children in the early years age group, childminders and carers of children at home.
The paediatric first aid course fully meets the Ofsted Early Years and Childcare Register requirements.
Who should attend?
This course is for people working with young children and those working towards an Early Years educator qualification.
What you will learn?
Understand the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider.
Be able to assess an emergency situation safely.
Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child:
who is unresponsive and breathing normally, including child and infant resuscitation
who is unresponsive and not breathing normally
who has a foreign body airway obstruction
with external bleeding
with injuries to bones, joints and muscles.
Understand how to administer emergency first aid to an infant and a child with a chronic medical condition or sudden illness:
sickle cell crisis
Auto injector/Epi Pen administration
Understand how to administer first aid to an infant and a child:
who is experiencing the effects of extreme heat and cold
who has sustained an electric shock
with burns or scalds
who has been poisoned
who has been bitten or stung
with minor injuries, including cuts, grazes, bumps and bruises, small splinters and nose bleeds
with conditions affecting the eyes, ears and nose
with head and spinal injuries
who is suffering from shock.
Understand how to complete records relating to illnesses, injuries and emergencies.
12 hours. Typically carried out over 2 full days or 4 x 3 hour sessions
There is no limit on the number of delegates from each setting that can be booked on to each course.
Our rate is £75 plus VAT per person. (As a comparison, St John Ambulance price would be £130 plus VAT)
This discounted rate works out at less than 10 pence per day over the three years of the certification