(Approximately 3 courses per year)
This One day 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 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:
unresponsive and breathing normally
unresponsive and not breathing normally
foreign body airway obstruction
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:
Understand how to administer first aid to an infant and a child:
effects of extreme heat and cold
burns or scalds
bumps and bruises, small splinters and nose bleeds
conditions affecting the eyes, ears and nose
head and spinal injuries
Understand how to complete records relating to illnesses, injuries and emergencies.
Course duration One day.
Delegates who successfully complete this course, including the practical assessments will receive Ofqual certificate from an awarding organisation valid for three years.