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Assessment: Knowledge and skills assessment Certificate Expiry: 3 years from date of completion Max Class Size: 24 (with 2 instructors) Student Materials Includes: Essential Skills Guide Successful Completion Card Emergency Plan & Guidance Card Emergency Reference Guid Face Shieldbarrier Wall Certificate Course Evaluation and Statement of Understanding Form Hands-on Skill Practice Students will practice the essential skills in small groups and will apply these skills in scenario sessions during the course. Assessment Students are assessed throughout the course by instructor observation of the essential skills. There is also a summative assessment of knowledge and skills at the end of this course. 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. The Paediatric First Aid course which includes adult basic life support skills also meets the recommendations of the HSE Health and Safety at Work (1981) 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 Scene Safety Scene Survey Exposure Protection Risk to Rescuer Barrier Devices Basic Life Support Primary Survey & Reassessment Clearing the Airway 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

Assessment: Knowledge and skills assessment Certificate Expiry: 3 years from date of completion Max Class Size: 24 (with 2 instructors) Student Materials Includes: Essential Skills Guide Successful Completion Card Emergency Plan & Guidance Card Emergency Reference Guid Face Shieldbarrier Wall Certificate Course Evaluation and Statement of Understanding Form Hands-on Skill Practice Students will...

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