12 Hour Paediatric First Aid Course content:

  •  Role of First Aider and accident reporting, first aid kits.
  • Primary & secondary assessments
  • Action planning in an emergency
  • Recovery position
  •  Infant, child and adult resuscitation (CPR)
  • Infant, child and adult action for choking
  • Head injuries
  • Allergic reactions and anaphylactic shock
  • Treatment for bleeding, shock and burns
  • Treatment for sprains, strains and  fractures
  • Poisoning, bites and stings
  • Eye, nose and ear obstructions
  • Childhood conditions
  • Asthma and respiratory infections
  • Diabetes, sickle cell anaemia, meningitis
  • Epilepsy and Convulsions
  • Hypo/Hyperthermia

Assessment - Two  multi-choice assessments & ongoing practical assessment by the tutor.

6 Hour Paediatric First Aid Course content:

  • Primary & secondary assessments
  • Role of the First Aider, accident reporting and first aid kits.
  • Recovery position
  • Infant, child and adult resuscitation (CPR)
  • Infant, child and adult action for choking
  • Head injuries
  • Treatment for bleeding, shock and burns
  • Treatment for sprains, strains and fractures
  • Asthma
  • Epilepsy and convulsions

 Assessment - Two multi-choice assessment and ongoing practical assessment by the tutor.