Paediatric First Aid

Paediatric First Aid

Paediatric First Aid

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Course Overview 

This paediatric first aid course meets the requirements of the Early Years Foundation stage statutory framework as well as OFSTED for registered child-minders and nannies under the Approved Carers Scheme.

 

The course focuses on emergency scenarios that are faced by professionals including teachers, au pairs and playgroup leaders looking after young children (up to eight years old). It can also be used as evidence for employees working towards an NVQ in Childcare and Education.

Course Content

Upon completion the delegates will have gained knowledge of:

  • First Aid kit
  • Action planning
  • Treatment of an unconscious casualty
  • Resuscitation (child, infant and adult protocols)
  • Choking (child, infant and adult protocols)
  • Asthma and diabetic emergencies
  • Head injuries
  • Seizures
  • Bleeding
  • Burns
  • Sprains, strains and fractures
  • Poisoning, bites and stings
  • Foreign objects
  • Childhood conditions (e.g. measles, meningitis, croup)

Duration

  • Two 6 hour sessions (2 days) in line with OFSTED
  • OR

    • One 6 hour session (1 day)