Paediatric First Aid

£10.00

A first-aider must have an appropriate first-aid qualification and the qualification must be appropriate to the ages of the children in their care.

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What is paediatric first aid?

A first-aider must have an appropriate first-aid qualification and the qualification must be appropriate to the ages of the children in their care.​ Our paediatric first aid e-learning course gives learners the opportunity to undertake online paediatric first-aid training which forms part of the requirements needed for learners to go onto achieve the Highfield Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF).

The course

The e-learning can form part of blended learning if at least 6 hours of the training is face to face; a minimum of 12 hours of learning is provided to learners (when combined with time spent face to face) and; learners’ skills and knowledge is assessed in full during the face-to-face part of the course, in accordance with the qualification specification.

Areas covered

  • Roles and responsibilities of a paediatric first-aider
  • Assessing an emergency situation
  • Providing first aid to an infant or child who is unresponsive, choking or has external bleeding
  • Providing first aid to an infant or a child with a suspected bone fracture or dislocation; head, neck or back injury
  • An infant or a child with a condition that affects the ears, eyes and nose; burns or scalds; an acute medical condition or sudden illness; a minor injury; shock
  • An infant or a child experiencing the effects of extreme heat or cold
  • An infant or child who has sustained an electric shock or been poisoned
  • Providing first aid to an infant or child with anaphylaxis

Who is it aimed at?

Anyone looking after infants and children such as carers, childminders and schools.

Pre-requisites

No prior knowledge needed.

Duration

6 to 8 hours