2 Day Paediatric First Aid - Level 3

This two day course has been developed for those who are working with children and infants.

It will be of particular interest to teachers, child minders, creche assistants, playgroup personnel and anyone else who has a responsibility for their welfare. Parents and grandparents included!

Who Should Attend?

Anyone who, in their line of work, is required to work with children. In particular teachers, child minders, creche assistants, playgroup personnel and anyone else who has a responsibility for their welfare.

Overview

It covers aspects of First Aid considered to be more relevant to children and infants, and informs delegates of the common medical issues to be aware of when dealing with children.

Course Outline

The course cover aspects including:

  • Responsibilities & reporting
  • Primary Survey
  • Secondary Assessment
  • Infantile convulsions
  • Bleeding and shock
  • Eye injuries
  • Sickle cell anaemia
  • Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Head injuries
  • Diabetes
  • Foreign bodies
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Heat and cold
  • Fainting
  • Choking
  • Fractures
  • Meningitis
  • Burns
  • Asthma
  • Croup
  • Seizures

Course Duration

Two days

Accreditation

Association of First Aiders (AoFA) - Level 3 - QCF OFQUAL Regulated

Assessment Method

  • Ongoing assessment by the instructor of candidates practical skills
  • Successful completion of two multiple choice question papers.

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