Paediatric First Aid (HSC)
- Course start date:
- 16 Apr 2019
- Course end date:
- 17 Apr 2019
- 09:00 - 16:30
The Paediatric First Aid Course is designed for professionals whose occupation involves the care of infants and children e.g. childminders, nursery workers, primary and secondary school staff.
This course meets all the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage statutory framework. We offer a flexible timetable to enable candidates to balance study with working and family contact time. The course also meets Ofsted requirements for registered childminders and the requirements for nannies under the Approved Carers Scheme.
The course focuses on emergency scenarios that are faced by professionals including teachers, au pairs and playgroup leaders looking after young children. The Paediatric course teaches you to provide emergency care and first aid for children and infants should the need arise.
The following topics will be covered:
- Scene safety
- Effective barrier use
- Primary assessment
- Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) in adults, children and babies
- Dealing with bleeding
- Conscious and unconscious choking (adult, infant, child)
- Recognising and treating shock
- Spinal injury management
- Injury assessment
- Illness assessment
- Bandaging and splinting
- Treatment and recognition of specific illnesses
Practical assessments will take place over the two-day course.
How will I be assessed?
This qualification will be useful in the following careers:
- Work as a nanny
It will enable you to be an identified first aider within childcare settings.
Please note: If you are an adult student you may be entitled to financial support to cover the cost of your course, dependent on your circumstances. Please contact Student Services on email@example.com for details. More about Student Finance.
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