Emergency Paediatric First Aid

This 1 day course is designed for those learners wishing to gain the knowledge and skills required to enable them to provide effective Emergency Paediatric First Aid.

Learners will become familiar with the role of the paediatric first-aider and be able to assess and react appropriately to an emergency situation, such as a child or an infant who is unresponsive, has an airway obstruction, has breathing difficulties or is suffering from shock or anaphylaxis.

 

Who should attend?

Parents and relatives, pre-school or nursery staff, toddler group volunteers, childminders and nannies, au pairs and foster parents, or those responsible for caring for infants and children who are not required to have an Ofsted/EYFS qualification, but want to learn about Emergency Paediatric First Aid.

Course Length

1 day.

Assessment

A written or oral exam and practical assessment.

Certification

Successful candidates will receive a Level 2 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid valid for 3 years.

Course Content

  • The roles and responsibilities of the paediatric first-aider
  • Assessing an emergency situation safely
  • Providing first aid for an infant and a child who is unresponsive and breathing normally
  • Providing first aid for an infant and a child who is unresponsive and not breathing normally
  • Providing first aid for an infant and a child who has a foreign body airway obstruction
  • Providing first aid to an infant and a child with external bleeding
  • Providing first aid to an infant and a child who is suffering from shock
  • Providing first aid to an infant and a child with anaphylaxis