PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID 12 Hours (2 Days) HSE Endorsed
What does the course offer?
This course is designed for carers of children and babies in the absence of their parents/guardians.
It is a requirement from Ofsted that there should be at least one person available within the childcare setting at all times who holds a valid paediatric first aid certificate. It is, however, recommended that childcare settings consider training all staff in paediatric first aid.
The content of the course is approved by Ofsted and appropriate to the age of the children in any given childcare setting.
The course is fun, practical and informative and is made relevant and appropriate for those working with children.
All of our training courses are delivered by qualified instructors.
Upon successful completion of the course you will receive a Back to Life certificate, valid for 2 years from the date of issue.
What will you learn?
Understand the chain of survival
Understand the principles of initial assessment
Understand the basic theory and practice of dealing with injuries and illness
Gain information on how to set up policies and procedures within the Childcare setting and be able to plan for first aid emergencies
Learn the recommended first aid boxes and equipment you should have in the childcare setting including safe storage and administration of medication
Common Chronic Medical Conditions In Children
Equipment and Reporting
Accidents and injuries
Basic life support skills – including recovery position and the choking casualty (appropriate to the age of the children being cared for)
Practical use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
Shock and Bleeding
Foreign objects in ears etc.
Moving injured casualties
Recognising injury to; bones, joints and muscles
Stings and bites
Effects of extreme temperatures including febrile convulsion