About The Course
The Paediatric First Aid course will provide all learners working with infants and children, with the essential information and skills to recognise and respond effectively to a paediatric first aid emergency.
Learners must demonstrate a willingness to learn and participate in all group activities, case studies and group discussions. To pass this course, learners must be able to demonstrate their ability to safely carry out basic First Aid throughout the practical tasks and successfully complete a theory test.
All learners will receive a certificate of completion
12 Hours, typical course times are 0930-1630.
The course can be delivered at locations to suit the client
A maximum of 12 learners per trainer are allowed
Understand the principles of First Aid
Understand the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider
Responding effectively to a first aid emergency
Making the emergency service call
Reporting and documenting an emergency
Understanding common causes of unconsciousness and how to deliver first aid to an unconscious infant and a child, including the recovery position and resuscitation
Other emergencies choking, external bleeds, injuries to bones, joints and muscles, diabetic emergencies, asthma attack, allergic reactions and anaphylaxis, meningitis, febrile convulsions, electric shock, burns or scalds, poisoning, bites or stings, minor injuries, head and spinal injuries, shock