Emergency Paediatric First Aid

1-dayThis course is suitable for nannies wishing to join the voluntary part of the OFSTED Childcare Register (OCR) and school staff who support first aiders.  It is ideal for Au-pairs, babysitters and play/group leaders, who do not require Level 3 Paediatric first aid award or as an annual refresher course to complement a Level 3 award.

This one day (6 hour) course is delivered at your venue by a specialist paediatric nurse and includes both theory and practical sessions.

What you will learn:

  • The role of a first aider
  • Recording accidents and incidents
  • Contents of a first aid kit
  • Assessing an emergency situation
  • Causes of unconsciousness
  • Treatment of an unconscious infant and child
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation infant and child
  • Choking: infant and child
  • Cuts, bleeds, wounds and embedded objects
  • Foreign objects in eyes, ears and nose
  • Partial amputation
  • Burns and scalds
  • Poisoning
  • Bites and stings
  • Seizures
  • Head injuries and concussion
  • Allergy and anaphylaxis
  • Asthma, sickle cell and diabetes
  • Meningitis
  • Recognition and management of fractures

Assessment: Continuous individual assessment provided by the trainer.

Certification:  Valid for 1 year

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