Paediatric First Aid Training


This course will teach you how to give first aid to children during emergency situations.

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Enrol in our Paediatric First Aid Class online and gain the confidence and skills needed to provide critical care in emergencies involving children. Sign up now to become a proficient paediatric first aider!


Introduction to Paediatric First Aid: Start with an overview of paediatric first aid, understanding its importance and basic principles.


The Role of A First Aider: Learn about the responsibilities and duties of a first aider, focusing on paediatric scenarios.


The Ages of Casualties: Understand the different first aid approaches required for infants, toddlers, and older children.


Planning for an Emergency: Gain insights into preparing for potential emergencies, including creating a safe environment for children.


Minimising the Risk of Infection & When to Use PPE: Learn about infection control and the appropriate use of personal protective equipment in first aid situations.


First Aid Kit and Accident Report Forms: Understand the essentials of a paediatric first aid kit and the importance of accident reporting.


The Unconscious Casualty – Not Breathing: Learn how to manage situations where a child is unconscious and not breathing, including CPR techniques for different age groups.


Seizures: Gain knowledge on recognizing and managing seizures in children.


Choking: Learn techniques to assist a choking child or infant safely and effectively.


Bleeding: Understand how to control bleeding and manage wounds in children.


Sprains, Strains and Fractures: Learn how to recognize and treat sprains, strains, and fractures in children.


Head Injuries and Spinal Injuries: Gain skills in identifying and managing head and spinal injuries in paediatric cases.


Embedded Objects in the Ears, Nose and Eyes: Learn how to deal with situations involving foreign objects in a child’s ears, nose, or eyes.


Diabetes, Asthma, Meningitis and Sickle Cell: Understand how to recognize and respond to these specific health conditions in children.


Effects of Heat: Learn about heat-related illnesses and how to prevent and treat them in children.


Managing an Incident with Electricity, Burn and Scalds: Understand the first aid treatment for electrical injuries, burns, and scalds in children.


Poisoning: Learn how to manage cases of suspected poisoning in children.


Anaphylaxis: Understand how to recognize and treat anaphylaxis, a severe allergic reaction, in children.


Conclusion: Conclude your training with a summary of key learnings, ensuring you are confident and prepared to provide effective paediatric first aid.

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