Specialists in pre hospital care

Paediatric First Aid / First Aid on Children

Introduction

Designed to provide the student with up-to-date knowledge on dealing with and treating children and babies who are involved in accidents or are ill as taught to the National Childbirth Trust.

Course Objectives

To instruct students in the latest resuscitation techniques devised for all paediatric emergencies. To provide students with the training to carry out safe first aid practices until the arrival of further medical aid. Suitable for all those who work with, or care for young children and babies, all HSE approved First aid at Work trained personnel (children are not included in the HSE first aid courses).

Course Contents

  • Resuscitation
  • Choking
  • Airway problems (Asthma, Croup, Epiglottisis)
  • Allergic reactions
  • Burns and scalds
  • Causes of unconsciousness
  • Febrile convulsions, head injuries, hypoxia
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Other medical emergencies (meningitis, infection, septicaemia, stings, bites, earache)
  • Fractures

Course Duration

1 day course.

Would you like to know more?

If you would like to learn more about our Paediatric First Aid Training Course, First Aid on Children Training Course, please phone us on 0208 510 9469 or email us for more details.