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PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID

Course Specification: Paediatric First Aid

Intended Participants:

Professional Child Carers and parents

Max Student Instructor Ratio:

12:1

Max Class Size:

24 (with 2 instructors)

Course Duration:

12 Hours

Assessment:

Knowledge and skills assessment

Certificate Expiry:

3 years from date of completion

 Venue : At your work place or suitable venue

Student Materials
Includes:

 

  • Essential Skills Guide

  • Successful Completion Card

  • Emergency Plan & Guidance Card

  • Emergency Reference Guid

  • Face Shield/barrier

  • Wall Certificate

  • Course Evaluation and Statement of Understanding Form

Hands-on Skill Practice
Students will practice the essential skills in small groups and will apply these skills in scenario sessions during the course.

 

Course Duration

  • Initial Training: 12 hours

  • Retraining time: 12 hours

Assessment
Students are assessed throughout the course by instructor observation of the essential skills. There is also a summative assessment of knowledge and skills at the end of this course.

The Paediatric First Aid course is designed to train individuals to provide immediate First Aid care for infants and children. This course also includes adult essential skills in basic life support as they differ from the skills of the infant and child.

This course meets the First Aid requirements of Ofsted for the Early Years Foundation Stage standards, the National Childminding Association, the Pre-School Learning Alliance, and the Department for Children, Schools and Families Surestart guidelines for Paediatric First Aid.

This course will provide First Aid skills necessary to manage an infant or child who is not breathing normally, is unconscious, bleeding or is ill or injured prior to the arrival of the emergency services.

The Paediatric First Aid course which includes adult basic life support skills also meets the recommendations of the HSE Health and Safety at Work (1981) Regulations for Appointed Persons in the Workplace. This course also meets the First Aid requirements of the Department for Children, Schools and Families for First Aid in Schools.

Course Topics


Introduction

  • Principles of First Aid

  • Good Practice

  • Infants and Children

  • Chain Of Survival

  • Emergency Management Procedure

 

Scene Safety

  • Scene Survey

  • Exposure Protection

  • Risk to Rescuer

  • Barrier Devices



Basic Life Support

  • Primary Survey & Reassessment

  • Clearing the Airway

  • CPR Infant, Child and Adult

  • Alternative Ventilation

  • Procedures

  • Introduction to AED’s

  • Choking Infant, Child and Adult

 

 

Life Threatening Conditions

  • Severe Bleeding

  • Shock Management





Secondary Survey

  • Patient History Taking

  • Chief Complaint

  • Signs and Symptoms

  • Past Medical History

  • Physical Assessment

  • Head to Toe Survey

 

First Aid Topics

  • Breathing Problems

  • Circulatory Problems

  • Environmental Problems

  • Nervous System Problems

  • Other Medical Problems

  • Other Injuries

 

First Aid Health and Safety 

  • First Aid Kit

  • Accident Reporting