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The Paediatric First Aid course is run over two days and is for those who look after young children & infants, including; professional child care providers such as nursery carers, before & after school clubs & childminders & carers of children at home, including nannies & Au Pairs.
If you don't need a full 2 day course for work reasons, but would like to learn first aid for babies & children, please see our one day Care for Children course, which is aimed at new & expectant parents, grandparents, families & those who interact socially with groups of children.
Course price & booking
The standard First Aid at Work course costs £120. However, we may offer a BULK BOOKING DISCOUNT. You can get additional discount for booking any course at your own location (a minimum of 4 attendees is required). Discounts do depend on your exact location. Please enquire for details.
Successful candidates receive a Paediatric First Aid certificate, which is valid for three years. Assessment is by continuous observation during discussions & practical training - therefore candidates must attend & be active in all sessions.
The subjects covered on the course, to help infants & children are as as follows:
Assess the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency, & give first aid in an appropriate & responsible manner;
Understanding the importance of S.A.R.A.H. legislation ;
Actions when a casualty does not want help;
The importance & ways to prevent cross infection;
Administer first aid to a casualty who is;
Unconscious & breathing;
Give appropriate & effective cardiopulmonary resuscitation for infants & children;
Automatic External Defibrillation training;
Give first aid to a casualty who is badly bleeding;
Give first aid to a casualty who has a spine or neck injury;
Assist a child who is suffering a seizure;
Give first aid to a casualty who is choking;
Give first aid to a casualty who has a head injury;
Give first aid to a casualty who has an eye injury;
Give first aid to a casualty who has an object in their ear or nose;
Give first aid for minor injuries (cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns and scalds), use appropriate bandaging techniques;
Make an illness assessment of a child;
Aiding a casualty who has swallowed a poison;
Aiding a casualty who has a bite or sting reaction;
Understanding the symptoms & aiding a person with Meningitis;
Understanding the symptoms & aiding a person with Sickle cell disease.