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PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID COURSES

PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID

OVERVIEW

This course is delivered in accordance with the Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), which is mandatory for all early years providers, and thereby meets Ofsted requirements. Training is primarily aimed at child-minders, nursery workers and school staff, but is suitable for anyone who requires a more in-depth knowledge of paediatric first aid. The training will be delivered by a paediatric specialist and includes both theoretical and practical sessions.

All training is delivered in accordance with Health and Safety Regulations and we can also offer Ofqual accreditation for a small extra fee.

OUTLINE OF PROGRAMME

Introduction and explanation.

How to plan and deal with first aid emergencies

Identifying and dealing with Shock (anaphylactic and electric)

Responding appropriately to choking, bleeding, burns and scalds

Dealing with suspected fractures and eye, head, back and neck injuries

Treatments for bites and stings

Coping with serious sudden illnesses such as meningitis and seizures

Understanding the needs of chronic medical conditions including epilepsy, asthma, sickle cell and diabetes

Knowing the effects of extreme heat and cold

Resuscitation

ASSESSMENT

The course is delivered over two days (12 hours). Assessment will be carried out by the trainer through continual observation. Upon successful completion, first aiders receive certification to allow them to practice for three years.

COST

Our courses are competitively priced and we aim to beat any equivalent training quote.

£100

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EMERGENCY PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID

OVERVIEW

This course is designed for those who are responsible for the welfare of children, such as nannies, child carers, au pairs and babysitters. Training ensures that delegates are able to enrol on the voluntary part of the Ofsted Childcare Register and, upon completion of the course, they will know how to identify and respond to a range of emergency situations.

Our Emergency Paediatric First Aid training is available at our centre or in-house at a venue of your choosing.

OUTLINE OF PROGRAMME

Introduction and explanation.

First aid health and safety regulations and priorities

How to deal with first aid emergencies

Responding appropriately to Shock, bleeding, burns and scalds

How to deal with fractures, anaphylaxis, and eye and ear injuries

Knowledge of basic life support

Combination of practical and theory sessions

ASSESSMENT

The Emergency Paediatric First Aid course is delivered within 6 hours. Assessment will be carried out by the trainer through continual observation. Upon successful completion, candidates will receive certification which will be valid for three years.

COST

Our courses are competitively priced and we aim to beat any equivalent training quote.

£70

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SCHOOLS FIRST AID (6hr Paediatric)

OVERVIEW

Suitable for play group leaders, play centres, parents & helpers this practical course will leave you feeling confident at providing first aid for children and adults.

Please note this course does not meet the requirements for most early years practitioners who are required to complete the 12 hour Paediatric First Aid Course which meets the mandatory first aid training requirements by Ofsted and the 2008 Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Guidelines for Childminders and Nursery Workers.

OUTLINE OF PROGRAMME

Assessing vital signs: Brain Activity, Breathing & Circulation

Approaching and assessing a casualty: The A.B.C. of first aid

Treating immediately life threatening conditions: Drowning, bleeding, choking & shock

Basic Life Support: CPR for pregnant women/baby/child & use of face masks

Recognising & treating common conditions: Asthma, epilepsy, anaphylaxis, diabetes & meningitis

Taking action to prevent further deterioration: Ensuring a safe airway, stabilising & bandaging

Current regulations & record keeping

Scenarios tailored to the school or nursery environment: Playroom, classroom, playground or playing field

ASSESSMENT

This course is certificated and valid for 3 years.

COST

Please contact us for a cost.

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