Paediatric First Aid


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Paediatric First Aid

Course information

This Paediatric first aid course meets the requirements for those working in Ofsted regulated child care settings.
The course content and duration follows the guidance set out by the Department for Education in the Early Years Foundation Stage statutory framework (EYFS). This course is delivered by blending eLearning with practical training and qualifies the delegate for 3 years.

Who needs this qualification?

This qualification is suitable for those responsible for the care of young children, particularly childminders and ‘early years’ workers.

Why is this training important?

The H&S (First Aid) regulations 1981 place a general duty on employers to provide first aid treatment to employees within the workplace environment. If, having assessed first aid needs, an employer decides to appoint first aiders, the first aider must have a valid certificate of competence.

Learning Outcomes

Successful candidates will be able to:
• Understand the roles and responsibilities of a paediatric first aider.
• Incident and casualty management.
• Manage an unconscious casualty.
• Cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
• Manage a casualty who is chocking.
• Manage a casualty suffering from shock.
• Administer first aid to a casualty who is bleeding.
• Manage medical conditions and illnesses.
• Manage a casualty with extreme temperatures.
• Manage a casualty with suspected fractures, dislocations and soft tissue injuries.
• Administer first aid to a casualty with head, neck and back injuries.
• Manage a casualty with eye and nose injuries.
• Administer first aid for a casualty with burns and electric shock injuries.
• Administer first aid to a casualty suffering from poisoning.
• Administer first aid for bites and stings.

More Information…

On completion of the course each delegate will receive a paediatric first aid manual and a certificate.
This course can be delivered at the client’s venue, with a ratio of one trainer per 12 delegates.

This course can be taught 2 days face to face or with blended learning.

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