Paediatric First Aid
First aid covers a multitude of skill sets and responses to many medical situations. Its primary aim, is to provide immediate medical care and treatment that will either resolve the situation (in less serious 'everyday' cases) or provide an essential short-term emergency stop-gap until professional medical assistance is in place.
The aim of this course is to equip you with the theoretical knowledge, skills and confidence you need to deal with paediatric first aid situations. It covers all of the key topics including: emergency planning, assessing a situation, basic Life Support, CPR, shock, fractures, bleeding and a range of other minor illness and injuries.
Please be aware that having a theoretical knowledge on its own is not enough to be considered competent in paediatric first aid and practical demonstration in some areas is required to complete this training. Please contact us to arrange this.
Although it can sometimes be difficult in what are often emotionally-charged circumstances, First Aiders need to remain as calm and objective as possible, especially when there is a medical emergency. Having the training and knowledge to deal with the situation effectively
The online format allows you to progress through the modules at your own speed, and at times when it's convenient for you to absorb the information.
Suitability - Who should attend?
Paediatric first aid is a skill that would be useful for anyone that works with children and infants. This includes those working in nursery, school and pre-school environments, as well as professional childminders, club leaders and sports coaches.
Outcome / Qualification etc.
CPD Accredited certificate upon successful completion of the course
Training Course Content
Modules included in this course:
1 Introduction to Paediatric First Aid
2 Planning and Preparation
3 Essential First Aid Knowledge and Skills
4 Basic Life Support
5 Fractures and Head Injuries
6 Shock, Bleeding and Dressing Wounds
7 Specific Medical Conditions
8 Minor Injuries
9 First Aid Documentation and First Aid Kits
Why choose Acudemy Training
100% certified & specialised trainers delivering face to face, webinars and on-site courses
5 locations where courses are being delivered, with a concentration to Central London
More than 90% of satisfied individuals and organisations (2000+ students trained so far)
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