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Paediatric first aid this course is run over two days. It consists of a combination of theoretical (powerpoint and interactive dvd based) and practical sessions,using role play in a variety of scenarios,based upon the delegates background and working environment. There is no formal assessment,the instructor assesses as the course progresses. Following successful completion,each delegate receives a certificate of attendance and competance,valid for three years. Course content principles of first aid triage action at an emergency safety at scene patient assessment and management differences anatomically and physiologically between babies,children and adults airway management recognition and management of cardiac arrest (cpr) in babies,children and adolescents recognition and management of choking (babies,children and adolescents) recognition and management of anaphylaxis (including administration of epipen*) recognition and management of asthma recognition and management of shock management of bleeding recognition and management of childhood illnesses (including croup,febrile convulsions) child abuse recognition of drugsolvent abuse* recognition and management of fractures recognition and management of injuries to muscles and soft tissues* circle of care recognition of medical emergencies (diabetes,epilepsy) recognition and management of head injuries (concussion,compression,skull fracture) *optional subjects

Paediatric first aid this course is run over two days. It consists of a combination of theoretical (powerpoint and interactive dvd based) and practical sessions,using role play in a variety of scenarios,based upon the delegates background and working environment. There is no formal assessment,the instructor assesses as the course progresses. Following successful completion,each delegate receives...

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