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808 Paediatric First Aid

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Date: 12/09/2022

Time: 09:30 - 16:30

Statutory/Business: £205.00

Voluntary Sector/Social Enterprise: £185.00

Location:
Alton Maltings
Maltings Cl
Alton
GU34 1DT

This is a two day course on Monday 12th and 19th September

This Paediatric First Aid qualification is for those who work in a childcare setting. This paediatric first aid course has been specifically designed to meet the paediatric first aid requirements in the statutory framework for the early year's foundation stage. This qualification provides Learners with the opportunity to develop the skills and knowledge needed to deal with a range of paediatric first aid situations, illnesses, injuries and emergencies which can arise when looking after children.
Overview:
The Paediatric First Aid course is a two-unit award, comprising:

Unit 1: Paediatric Emergency First Aid
• Be able to assess an emergency situation and prioritise what action to take
• Help a baby or child who is unresponsive and breathing normally
• Help a baby or child who is unresponsive and not breathing normally
• Help a baby or child who is having a seizure
• Help a baby or child who is choking
• Help a baby or child who is bleeding
• Help a baby or child who is suffering from shock caused by severe blood loss (hypovolemic shock)

Unit 2: Managing Paediatric Illness and Injury
• Help a baby or child who is suffering from anaphylactic shock
• Help a baby or child who has had an electric shock
• Help a baby or child who has burns or scalds
• Help a baby or child who has a suspected fracture
• Help a baby or child with head, neck or back injuries
• Help a baby or child who is suspected of being poisoned
• Help a baby or child with a foreign body in eyes, ears or nose
• Help a baby or child with an eye injury
• Help a baby or child with a bite or sting
• Help a baby or child who is suffering from the effects of extreme heat or cold
• Help a baby or child having: a diabetic emergency; an asthma attack; meningitis; febrile convulsions; an allergic reaction *(including safe use of Adrenaline Auto-Injectors)
• Understand the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider (including appropriate contents of a first aid box and the need for recording accidents and incidents)

* Basic training in the safe use of Adrenaline Auto-Injectors included as standard as of 1st June 2019

This course is accredited by the First Aid Industry Body (FAIB)

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