Emergency 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.
If you do not require an Emergency 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:
- Role and Responsibility of the Emergency Paediatric First Aider
- Assessing a Casualty
- Manage a Situation Safely
- First aid for an Unresponsive infant or child
- Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
- Use of an AED (Heart Defibrillator) on a infant or child
- Wounds, Bleeding and Shock
- Mild and Severe Choking
Duration: 1 Day – 6 hours. Delivered flexibly to meet organisational needs.
Cost: Varies according to mode of delivery.
Validity: On completion candidate will receive an Emergency Paediatric First Aid Certificate – valid for 3 years.