Paediatric First Aid
This course is suitable for anyone over the age of 16 years who cares for children in a professional capacity. Some examples include: early years providers, child-minders, foster care providers. Paediatric First Aid is mandatory for early years staff members in England through Office for Standards in Education Children’s Services and Skills (Ofsted). As a result many early years and childcare providers in Scotland are undertaking Paediatric First Aid training as a model of Best Practice. This course covers a variety of Paediatric illnesses, injuries and emergencies.
If you do not require a Paediatric First Aid Certificate in a professional work capacity then our very popular Baby and Child Course will be more suitable for you.
Topics covered include:
- All topics identified within the Emergency Paediatric First Aid Course
- Bones, joints and muscles
- Head and Spinal Injuries to an infant or child
- Conditions affecting the eyes, ears and nose
- Diabetes, Asthma, Meningitis, Febrile Convulsions
- Effects of extreme heat or cold
- Burns and Scalds
- Poisons affecting an infant or child
Duration: 2 Days – 12 hours. Delivered flexibly to meet organisational needs.
Cost: Varies according to mode of delivery.
Validity: On completion candidate will receive a Paediatric First Aid Certificate – valid for 3 years.