Paediatric First Aid

The EYF framework requires that a least one person with a full Paediatric First Aid certificate is available at all times where young children are present. This course meets that Ofsted requirement, giving both details on life saving skills and childhood illnesses.


Course Details:


Duration:

12 hours over 2 days.


Time:

To suit your company’s needs, but usually between 9am - 4.30pm.


Attendees:

2 students upwards, various learning abilities.


Attendee Requirements:

Age 16 years or older; must be fit and able to work at floor level. Candidate must conform to the HSE criteria and be deemed competent to gain a certificate.


Record Keeping:

Attendance records will be kept for 4 years.


Aims of Course:

To enable candidate to give adequate and efficient first aid to a child following an injury or illness using material to hand and HSE approved first aid equipment.


Certificates:

A certificate of competence will be issued to successful candidates and are valid for three years. These hold the necessary workplace approval through the First Aid Industry Body (FAIB). Approval number: 73/07(372).


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This Course Includes:


Responsibility of a First Aider

Equipment and Reports

Assessing an incident

An unconscious casualty

Recovery Position

CPR – Infant & Child

Use of the AED

Head to Toe survey

Seizures

Choking

Management of external bleeding

Hypovolaemic Shock

Minor injuries

Burns/Scalds

Diabetes

Asthma

Anaphylaxis

Fractures, Dislocations

Sprains and Strains

Concussion

Cerebral Compression

Skull Fracture

Chest Injuries

Spinal Injuries

Eye Injuries

Poisons

Foreign bodies in eye, ear, nose

Bites, Stings

Extreme heat and cold

Sickle Cell

Electric Shock

Meningitis

Febrile Convulsions
Responsibility of a First Aider
Equipment and Reports
Assessing an incident
An unconscious casualty
Recovery Position
CPR – Infant & Child
Use of the AED
Head to Toe survey
Seizures
Choking
Management of external bleeding
Hypovolaemic Shock
Minor injuries
Burns/Scalds
Diabetes
Asthma
Anaphylaxis
Fractures, Dislocations
Sprains and Strains
Concussion
Cerebral Compression
Skull Fracture
Chest Injuries
Spinal Injuries
Eye injuries
Poisons
Foreign bodies in eye, ear, nose
Bites, Stings
Extreme heat and cold
Sickle Cell
Electric Shock
Meningitis
Febrile Convulsions


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