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Course Information The Paediatric First Aid course is designed to train individuals to provide immediate first aid care for infants and children. This course also includes adult essential skills in basic life support as they differ from the skills of the infant and child. This course meets the first aid requirements of Ofsted for the Early Years Foundation Stage standards, the National Childminding Association, the Pre-School Learning Alliance, and the Department for Children, Schools and Families Surestart guidelines for Paediatric First Aid. This course will provide first aid skills necessary to manage an infant or child that is not breathing normally, is unconscious, bleeding or is ill or injured prior to the arrival of the emergency services. The Paediatric First Aid course which includes adult basic life support skills also meets the recommendations of the HSE Health and Safety at Work Regulations for Appointed Persons in the Workplace. This course also meets the first aid requirements of the Department for Children, Schools and Families for First Aid in Schools. Course Topics Introduction ? Principles of First Aid ? Good Practice ? Infants and Children ? Chain Of Survival ? Emergency Management Procedure ? Care Cycle? Scene Safety ? Scene Survey ? Exposure Protection ? Risk to Rescuer ? Barrier Devices Basic Life Support ? Primary Survey and Reassessment ? Clearing the Airway ? Recovery Position ? CPR Infant, Child and Adult ? Alternative Ventilation Procedures ? Introduction to AED?s ? Choking Infant, Child and Adult Life Threatening Conditions ? Severe Bleeding ? Shock Management Secondary Survey ? Patient History Taking ? Chief Complaint ? Signs and Symptoms ? Past Medical History ? Physical Assessment ? Head to Toe Survey First Aid Topics ? Breathing Problems ? Circulatory Problems ? Environmental Problems ? Nervous System Problems ? Other Medical Problems ? Other Injuries First Aid Health and Safety ? First Aid Kit ? Accident Reporting

Course Information The Paediatric First Aid course is designed to train individuals to provide immediate first aid care for infants and children. This course also includes adult essential skills in basic life support as they differ from the skills of the infant and child. This course meets the first aid requirements of Ofsted for the Early Years Foundation Stage standards, the National...

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