Emergency Paediatric First Aid Level 3 ( Accredited to Qualsafe, Regulated by Ofqual)

Course Aim:

To provide staff with the skills to administer First Aid to infants and children

Course Duration:

1 Day

Who Should Attend:

All staff expected to work with infants and children

Objectives:

  • Recognise Health & Safety requirements of the classroom environment
  • Understand the roles & responsibilities of the paediatric first aider
  • Be able to assess an emergency situation
  • Be able to provide first aid to an infant and a child who is unresponsive and not breathing normally
  • Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is unresponsive and breathing normally
  • Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who has a foreign body airway obstruction
  • Understand how to provide first aid to an infant or child with Anaphylaxis
  • Understand how to administer first aid to an infant or a child who is suffering from shock
  • Be able to provide first aid to an infant or child with external bleeding

Content of the Course:

Understand the roles & responsibilities of the paediatric first aider:

  • Define responsibilities of paediatric first aider
  • Minimise risk of infection
  • Describe protection equipment & how to use safely
  • Identifying information that should be included in reports
  • Reporting procedures
  • Purposes of first aid treatment

Be able to assess an emergency situation safely:

  • Scene Surveys
  • Primary survey for infant & child
  • When to call for help
  • Necessary information to be given when obtaining assistance

Be able to provide first aid to an infant or child who is unresponsive and not breathing normally:

  • When to administer CPR
  • Administer CPR using manikin

Be able to provide first aid to an infant or child who is unresponsive and breathing normally:

  • Consciousness Levels
  • Recovery Position
  • Recovery position monitoring
  • Assisting an infant and child in seizure

Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who has a foreign body airway obstruction:

  • Identify severity of obstruction
  • Choking

Understand how to provide first aid to an infant and a child with Anaphylaxis:

  • Common Triggers
  • Recognising Anaphylaxis
  • How to administer first aid for a infant and a child with Anaphylaxis

Understand how to administer first aid to an infant and a child who is suffering from shock:

  • Defining Shock
  • How to recognise shock
  • How to manage shock

Provide first aid to an infant and a child with external bleeding:

  • Types & severity of bleeding
  • Effect of severe blood loss
  • Controlling Bleeding

Complete and pass appropriate multiple choice question paper:

  • Complete a multiple choice written assessment
  • Complete course evaluation
  • Course closure

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