Paediatric First Aid

This course provides theoretical training in First Aid techniques that are specific to infants aged 0 - 1, and children aged from 1 year old to the onset of puberty.

Candidates should be familiar with the role of the paediatric first aider and be able to assess and react appropriately to an emergency situation including being able to provide first aid for a child and an infant.

Course Contents:

• Be able to provide 1st aid for an infant or child who is unresponsive
• Has an airway obstruction
• Is suffering from shock
• Has a wound and is bleeding
• Has a fracture or dislocation
• Has a head, neck or back injury
• Has a condition effecting the eyes, ears or noise
• Has a chronic medical condition or sudden illness
• Is experiencing the effects of extreme heat and/or cold
• Has been poisoned
• Has been bitten or stung
• Has sustained an electric shock
The Level 2 in Paediatric First Aid consists of 2 units and is to be provided over 2 days with a minimum contact time of 6 hours per unit.

For the purposes of Registered Childcare provision and Early Years childcare within England, Wales and northern Ireland, the candidate must successfully complete the full 2 day Level 2 Award in Paediatric First Aid.

The statutory Framework states that' at least one person who has a current paediatric first aid certificate must be on the premises at all times when children are present. There must be at least one person on outings who has a current paediatric first aid certificate.

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