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Emergency Paediatric First Aid

Course Overview

Paediatric First Aid training courses are also suitable for those who are responsible for childcare within the home or at a privately run organisation.

The one day Emergency First Aid training course focuses on giving delegates the knowledge and confidence to deal with an emergency involving a child and typically covers; basic life support, choking, asthma, bleeding, burns/scalds, meningitis, anaphylaxis and unconsciousness.

Course Content

  • How to help a child or baby who:-
    • Is unresponsive and breathing
    • Is unresponsive and not breathing
    • Is choking
    • Is bleeding
    • Is burnt or has a scald
  • Use of AED on Child
  • Recovery position (Baby & Child )
  •  Shock

Practical sessions

  • CPR
  • AED
  • Recovery Position
  • Choking—Adult / Child
  • Shock

A level of physical fitness is required, please see additional information.

Assessment

Assessment is continous through out the course, with students demonstrating competence through practical scenarios.

Resources

  • First Aid Manual

Additional information

Viking Training asks that any person who is booked onto the course is physically capable of undertaking the practical sessions with being able to kneel on the floor. If for any reason you are unable to do so, please inform us and we will make any reasonable adjustment to the practical session so allowing you to fully participate in the training.