809 Paediatric First Aid (Blended course - Elearning and face to face)
Time: 09:30 - 16:30
Voluntary Sector/Social Enterprise: £165.00
Unit A, Bar End Industrial Estate
This is a two day blended Paediatric First Aid qualification is for those who work in a childcare setting as it is 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.
The blended Paediatric First Aid course consists of 2 steps and is to be completed in the order detailed below:
• Step 1 involves completing an interactive eLearning course. The course booker will receive the eLearning access details approximately 14 days prior to the face-to-face session. The details can be sent sooner if required however it's our recommendation the eLearning is completed within a 14 day period prior to the practical session. The eLearning can be done at the learners own pace and can be completed in more than 1 sitting as the progress is saved. The eLearning is designed to take 6 hours however this time differs depending on the learners IT skills and prior knowledge of the subject.
• Step 2 is a 1-day face-to-face course where candidates will learn, demonstrate and be assessed on all of the practical sections of the course. This is the session that will provide you with practical skills to support your new theoretical knowledge.
• 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)
• 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; an allergic reaction; meningitis; and/or febrile convulsions
• 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)
This course is accredited by the First Aid Industry Body (FAIB)
Assessment method: Activities, multiple-choice tests, practical assessments.
Pre-requisite: To attend the face-to-face session learners must have completed the online module.