Paediatric First Aid

Paediatric First Aid from First Aid Select Training

By: First Aid Select Training  08/05/2011
Keywords: Aid Training, First Aid Training Courses



ONE-DAY PAEDIATRIC EMERGENCY FIRST AID FOR CHILDREN AND BABIES

This one-day course in Emergency First Aid has been developed for those who are working with children and babies. This will be of particular interest to Child Minders and Crèche Assistants, Playgroup personnel and anyone responsible for youth organisations. The aim of this course is to provide these persons with a sound knowledge and understanding of First Aid procedures when working with children and babies. Although the majority of First Aid procedures are similar to those used in adult First Aid there are substantial differences in the protocols for resuscitation, choking, casualty handling and incident management. Subject to ongoing assessment, all delegates will receive an HSE recognised certificate, Appointed Person Paediatric – Emergency First Aid in the Workplace, valid for a period of 3 years.

DURATION 6.5 hours

ELIGIBILITY In order to receive the Appointed Person certificate students must be 16 years of age at the time they start the course. However, any student less than 16 years of age may receive an attendance certificate that is neither approved nor recognised by the HSE.

ASSESSMENT No independent assessment is necessary. It is ongoing by the tutor. It is recommended that an assessment process be adopted in order to monitor the students throughout the course.

GROUP SIZE Maximum of 16

TWO-DAY PAEDIATRIC EMERGENCY FIRST AID FOR CHILDREN AND BABIES

This two-day course in Emergency First Aid has been developed for those who are responsible for the supervision of children and babies. This will be of particular interest to Child Minders and Crèche Assistants, Playgroup personnel and anyone responsible for youth organisations. The aim of this course is to provide these persons with a sound knowledge and understanding of First Aid procedures when working with children and babies, along with the ability to recognise and treat many childhood conditions and illnesses. Although the majority of First Aid procedures are similar to those used in adult First Aid there are substantial differences in the protocols for resuscitation, choking, casualty handling and incident management. Subject to ongoing assessment, all delegates will receive an HSE recognised certificate, Appointed Person Paediatric – Emergency First Aid in the Workplace, valid for a period of 3 years.

DURATION 12 hours

ELIGIBILITY In order to receive the Appointed Person certificate students must be 16 years of age at the time they start the course. However, any student less than 16 years of age may receive an attendance certificate that is neither approved nor recognised by the HSE.
 
ASSESSMENT No independent assessment is necessary. It is ongoing by the tutor. It is recommended that an assessment process be adopted in order to monitor the students throughout the course.
 
GROUP SIZE Maximum of 16


Syllabus:

A wide range of subjects is covered including: 

Legalities, responsibilities and reporting  
Assessment of the situation                                      
Head injuries         

Dealing with an unconscious casualty                     
Resuscitation                                                           
Heart attacks

Choking                                                                  
Poisoning                                                
Sprains & Strains

Control of bleeding                                                                                                                       
Bites & Stings

Bandaging                                                              
Burns                                                                      
Fractures                                

Shock                                                                     
Infantile Convulsions                                               
Meningitis

Keywords: Aid Training, First Aid Training Courses

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