paediatric first aid

This comprehensive 12hr Paediatric First Aid Course is a requirement for childcare practitioners who require registration with OFSTED; this includes pre-school, after school club staff, au pairs, child minders, nannies, and nursery workers. Please note that this course meets the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and is FAIB Approved. We now include Automated External Defibrillator (AED) training as standard on all paediatric first aid training courses.

Course content: first aid equipment & accident reporting / role of the Paediatric First Aider / emergency action planning/ how to prevent cross infection / managing an incident / priorities of first aid / adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) (optional) / child and infant cardiopulmonary resuscitation / defibrillation / treatment of choking adult (optional) / Treatment of choking child and infant / treatment of unconscious casualty including seizure / treatment of wounds and bleeding / treatment for shock / treatment for minor injuries (including small cuts, grazes, splinters and bruises) / recognition and treatment of  epilepsy, diabetes, asthma  & sickle cell / eye injuries / foreign bodies in eyes, nose & ears / burns and scalds / poisoning / anaphylaxis (including use of auto-injectors / electric shock /dealing with injuries to bones, muscles & joints / dealing with head & suspected spinal injuries / effects of heat and cold / febrille convulsions

Assessment: Continuous assessment by trainer

Certificate: A First Rescue certificate, valid for three years, is issued on successful completion of the course. This course is approved by the First Aid Industry Body (FAIB)

This Paediatric First Aid Course can be delivered In-house at your School,Nursery or Childcare setting at times and dates to suit you, please ask us for details.

This course can be delivered onsite at your premises or Open/Public training courses are ideal for individuals or companies who can only release a small number of staff at one time.