This is a 2 day course which can be taken separately over a period of time.

 

Course content is as follow:

 

Unit 1 - Paediatric Emergency First Aid

Unit 2 – Managing Paediatric Illness and Injury

Content

Content

 

 

Role of the Paediatric First Aider

Bone, joint and muscle injuries

Assess an emergency situation

Head and spinal injuries

Primary Survey

Foreign bodies

Secondary Survey

Dealing with eye injuries

Resuscitation of child and babies

Chronic medical conditions and illnesses

Airway obstruction

Effects of heat and cold

Breathing disorders

Electric shock incidents

Wounds and bleeding

Burns and scalds

Treating for Shock

Poisoning

Anaphylaxis

Bites and Stings

 

AED training has been added to this course content.

 

The whole course is at Level 3, of the Life Long Learning Sector with certificates being awarded through Nuco / First Aid Awards Limited, an accredited body.  People wishing only to undertake Unit 1 can be awarded a separate certificate.

 

For those taking Unit 1, if Unit 2 is taken within 8 weeks a full Level 2 certificate can be awarded.