Athena Medical Services

Paediatric Emergency First Aid

This course covers the practical skills required by any person who works around children, such as child minders, nursery workers or parents in the home. This course is recommended for anyone who is working with infants and children.

About this course

WHO IS THE COURSE SUITABLE FOR?

 

This course provides a basic understanding in the practicable application of first aid for infants and children. It is an ideal for new parents; it is potentially the most important lesson in childcare that you will ever undertake.

 

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

 

The course will give you the knowledge and confidence to deal with a first aid emergency involving infants or children.

 

COURSE CONTENT

 

a)      Accidents and illness

b)      Using the First Aid Kit

c)      Simple record keeping

d)     Causes and Treatment of the unconscious casualty

e)      Infant Basic Life Support

f)       Child Basic Life Support

g)      Dealing with epilepsy in children

 

ASSESSMENT AND CERTIFICATION

 

After completing a final assessment, successful candidates receive an approved PAEDIATRIC EMERGENCY FIRST AID certificate and a wallet card issued by FIRST AID AWARDS and is valid for three years.

Duration: 1 Day

Price: £80 per person