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***Updated 2021 + Lifetime Access***
Treating a casualty with First Aid is a hard but rewarding experience. Being able to help a child in distress or pain is an especially admirable talent and one that all parents or child-minders should ideally know.
This Paediatric First Aid training course is for everybody who is responsible for the welfare of children. It examines how you should adapt and employ basic First Aid techniques for a child or baby. The course looks at every medical situation from treating minor cuts and grazes, to performing CPR on an unresponsive infant.
By the end of the course, you’ll know how to interact with a young casualty, how to keep them calm, and when to call an emergency. It should prove to hold invaluable information for keeping children and babies safe from illness, and potentially life-threatening conditions.
By the end of the course learners will be able to demonstrate that they can:
- Know how to conduct a primary survey on a child casualty.
- Know how to administer CPR to a child or infant casualty.
- Know how to put children and infants in the recovery position.
- Be able to deal with and respond to choking, wounds, bleeding and shock in children and infants.
- Be able to deal with and respond to eye and head injuries and fractures.
- Know how to care for children suffering from asthma attacks, allergic reactions, croup, nosebleeds, diabetic emergencies, epileptic seizures, high temperatures and hyperventilation.
- Provide a survey and risk assessment of an incident
- Perform resuscitation on a child or baby
- Recognise and treat minor ailments in children
- Deal with emergency situations and help with major ailments in children
- Recognise when Emergency Services need to be contacted
Key Features of Paediatric First Aid Training Course:
Our trusted, high quality and affordable online courses are designed to train individuals to become experts in their field.
- Accredited by CPD
- Guidance to comply with The Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981
- Instant e-certificate and hard copy dispatch by next working day
- Fully online, interactive course with audio voiceover
- Developed by qualified first aid professionals
- Self paced learning and laptop, tablet, smartphone friendly
- 24/7 Learning Assistance
*** Additional Gifts ***
Free Coronavirus (COVID-19) Awareness Course
- Demonstrate knowledge of how COVID-19 emerged
- Understand how COVID-19 spreads and how to prevent it from spreading
- Identify the symptoms of COVID-19 and which groups of individuals are most at risk
- Comply with government health guidelines and maintain excellent hygiene
Module 01: Introduction to Paediatric First Aid
Module one introduces the basic principles of First Aid when applied specifically to children and infants. It also looks at the key responsibilities for a Paediatric First-Aider, and how these apply to public places and community properties. The extreme importance of preventing cross-infection and operating within the bounds of public safety is covered as well.
Module 02: Assessment and Assistance
In Module two, we explore the best ways to take control of an incident where a child has been hurt and expand the importance of being able to assess the severity in moments. This opens up to details of how to effectively communicate with a young casualty and get the information you need under the worst of circumstances. The importance of scene cleaning and post-accident hygiene is also covered.
Module 03: Loss of Responsiveness and CPR
In Module Three, we look at the way CPR can be applied to two sets of distinctive age groups, that of children and infants. The module shows how to check for responsiveness and breathing difficulties in patients, and exactly what methods should be applied in each situation. We also examine the uses of an AED and what role it can play in the resuscitation of a child.
Module 04: Paediatric First Aid for Common Illnesses, Injuries and Incidents
In Module Four, we run through the symptoms, causes and treatments of the most common ailments that can affect a child. This includes all-too-frequent occurrences like stings and burns, along with life-affecting conditions such as Diabetes and Anaphylaxis. The module also looks at rarer incidents such as Frostbite and Heatstroke, and exactly what you should do to relieve the child’s condition.
Module 05: First Aid for Acute Medical Conditions
Module Five examines the more complex medical conditions that can seriously affect the well-being of a child. You’ll learn the cause and effect of serious illnesses such as Sickle-Cell Anaemia and Meningitis, as well as understanding exactly what to do if a child suffers from symptoms. We also explain the existence of Febrile Convulsions, along with more recognisable conditions such as Asthma and food poisoning.
Module 06: Call for an Emergency
Module Six goes into detail as regards the criteria for calling Emergency Services, and the different type of services that exist in the UK via 999 and 112. It also supplies recommendations of the actions that a Paediatric First-Aider can do when waiting for an ambulance.
All of our courses are fully accredited, providing you with up-to-date skills and knowledge and helping you to become more competent and effective in your chosen field.
Once you’ve successfully completed your course, you will immediately be sent a digital certificate. Also, you can have your printed certificate delivered by post (shipping cost £3.99). Our certifications have no expiry dates, although we do recommend that you renew them every 12 months.
At the end of the course, there will be an online assessment, which you will need to pass to complete the course. Answers are marked instantly and automatically, allowing you to know straight away whether you have passed. If you haven’t, there’s no limit on the number of times you can take the final exam. All this is included in the one-time fee you paid for the course itself.
Who is this course for?
This comprehensive course is ideal for individuals associated with the first aid sector such as:
- Paediatric nurse
- Pre-school workers
- Leisure facility staff
- Nursery Teacher
- Primary Teacher
- Teaching Assistants
- Early Years Settings
- Anyone who wishes to be able to provide First Aid for all possible casualties
Please note that this online training course will provide you with the necessary skills, knowledge and awareness of first aid, it does not replace competency-based, practical training. In case of an emergency always seek medical advice. Please contact your local authority if you are looking for a course to meet Ofsted's requirements.
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Is this course convenient for child minders assistants?
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Is this course suitable for Primary school children, under the age of 12 years?
Dear Teresa, Thank you for your question. Yes its suitable for teachers and childminders. But children under the age 12 can take this course under supervision of legal guardians. ThanksThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
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