To ensure that the candidates have enough knowledge to preserve life and treat life threatening and painful conditions/illnesses in adults, children, and babies To know when to call for help and what needs recording. The laws governing the care of children and babies. Comprehensive notes are provided on completion of the course.This course is interactive and includes significant practical content. Upon successful completion of the course a certificate of Paediatric First Aid will be awarded.
Definition of first aid
Your roles and responsibilities as a first aider
Basic life support for adult, child, and baby
Recovery position and how to monitor an injured casualty adult child and baby
How to call for help
How to maintain your own and others safety whilst doing first aid
Recognition and treatment of asphyxia and hypoxia
Choking in adult, child, and baby
Croup and febrile convulsions
External and internal recognition and treatment of a bleed
Burns how to treat and when hospital is needed
Poisoning how to treat and what to do when waiting for the ambulance
Fractures and dislocations what not to do
Heart conditions recognition and how to help
Head injuries recognition and how to treat
Heat imbalance recognise and how to treat
Diabetes how to help
Sickle cell syndrome
Epilepsy what you should and should not do to keep the casualty safe
Stroke how to recognise and what you can do
How to maintain an accident book and what, when and who to report to
Your responsibilities in maintaining the first aid box and it's contents
Course Duration: 2 days
Competency is achieved by continual assessment throughout the day.
This course is delivered in house or as an open course.
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