Studying paediatric first aid is essential for all individuals working in childcare with babies, infants and children.

Our course is suitable for maternity nurses, nannies, childminders, Au Pairs and those working in Early Years settings. This course meets the requirements of Ofsted. It is also great for new parents wanting the skills and knowledge to look after their children.

Our comprehensive Paediatric First Aid course is run over 2-days (12 hours). All learning is carried out in the classroom and is continually assessed. There will be a short written test on day two to confirm understanding and learning. There is no need for any additional on-line learning. Certificates are valid for 3 years.

Courses are held in a central London location but can also be held in your Early Years settings or even the comfort of your own home if you book for a minimum of six individuals.

This course will cover the following contents;

  • Planning for Emergencies
  • Unconscious and not breathing baby and child
  • Unconscious and breathing baby and child
  • Airway Obstructions and Choking of baby and child
  • Electric shock/ burns and scalds
  • Seizures – febrile convulsions
  • Foreign bodies in Eyes, Ears and Nose
  • Anaphylactic Shock
  • Meningitis and Sudden Illness
  • Broken bones
  • Recording, reporting and administering medication
  • First Aid Kit
  • Priorities of Treatment
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) of Babies and Children
  • Recovery position procedures
  • Recognising and dealing with Shock
  • Bleeding and wounds
  • Extremes of hot and cold - Hypothermia/Heat Exhaustion
  • Poisoning, Bites and Stings
  • Sickness and fever
  • Other medical conditions - Epilepsy, Asthma, Sickle Cell and Diabetes
  • Head, neck and back injuries
  • Record Keeping – accidents and incidents

Our first aid trainer is a qualified teacher, health practitioner and maternity nurse who has worked with babies and children for over 15 years.

Cost of training

£TBC per person including course materials and manual.

Duration

2 Days

We currently have no dates available for this course. Please contact us to find out where and when the next course will be taking place.
 
We currently have no dates available for this course. Please contact us to find out where and when the next course will be taking place.