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Emergency Paediatric First Aid course 1 day

Introduction Introduction

Suitable for people working with Children a babies that do not require the full 2 day Paediatric First Aid course.  In emergencies, paediatric First Aiders can act to prevent situations becoming major issues and along with the knowledge and skills to use first aid equipment, can also limit potential sick leave through prompt action.

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Aims Aims

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To enable candidates to get help & give adequate and efficient paediatric First Aid to a casualty in their care following an injury or illness using material to hand and first aid equipment

 

Objectives Objectives

On completion of training, successful candidates should be able to:

  • understand the role of the paediatric first aider including reference to the use of available equipment and the need for recording incidents and actions;
  • understand the importance of basic hygiene in first-aid procedures;
  • assess the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency;
  • administer first aid to a baby or child who is unconscious and/or in seizure;
  • administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation to a baby or child ;
  • administer first aid to a baby or child who is wounded or bleeding and/or in shock;
  • administer first aid to a baby or child who is choking;
  • provide appropriate first aid to a baby or child for minor injuries.

 

Syllabus Syllabus

Introduction, registration welcome and domestics

  • Assessment of an emergency situation and prioritisaton of what action to take;

  • Unconsciousness including the Recovery Postion;

  • CPR for baby or child;

  • Seizures;

  • Choking;

  • Slight & Severe bleeding;

  • Medical shock (from severe blood loss).

 

Summary Summary

Cost:

Course length:

1 Day

This course is for:

Suitable for people working with Children a babies that do not require the full 2 day Paediatric First Aid course. In emergencies, paediatric First Aiders can act to prevent situations becoming major issues and along with the knowledge and skills to use first aid equipment, can also limit potential sick leave through prompt action.

Certificate:

A 3 year Certificate of Competence will be awarded on successful completion of the course and assessment.

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What's included?
  • All courses comply with the HSE's recommendation of 12 students per course.
  • First Aid at Work courses (4&2) also include a full colour manual per student.
  • All courses can accommodate larger numbers of students if required. Please contact us for details
  • Our courses all use student centred methods such as skill demonstrations & practice, groupwork, question & answer sessions & case studies. We  augment the above strategies with tutorials & demonstrations to give a well balanced interactive learning experience for all students.
  • Formative Assessment will be ongoing throughout the course by the trainer. On our FAW courses there is a final assessment on the last day conducted by independent assessors.