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PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID - 2 DAYS

The Paediatric First Aid qualification is delivered over 2 days, learners will be assessed as per the following learning outcomes (Unit 1 & Unit 2).

It is possible for learners to complete just Unit 1 over 1 day. Any learners Learners completing only Unit 1 will receive an Emergency Paediatric First Aid qualification.

 

Unit 1: Emergency Paediatric First Aid.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Understand the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider

  2. Be able to assess an emergency situation safely 

  3. Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who are unresponsive

  4. Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who were choking

  5. Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child with external bleeding

  6. Know how to provide first aid to an infant or a child who is suffering from shock

  7. Know how to provide first aid to an infant or a child with bites, stings and minor injuries

Unit 2: Managing Paediatric Illness, Injuries and Emergencies

Learning Outcomes: 

  1. Be able to provide first aid to an infant of a child with suspected injuries to bones, muscles and joints

  2. Be able to provide first aid to an infant or a child with suspected head and spinal injuries

  3. Know how to provide first aid to an infant or a child with conditions affecting the eyes, ears and nose

  4. Know how to provide first aid to an infant or a child with an acute medical condition or sudden illness

  5. Know how to provide first aid to an infant or a child who is experiencing extremes of body temperature

  6. Know how to provide first aid to an infant or a child who has sustained and electric shock

  7. Know how to provide first aid to an infant or a child with burns and scalds

  8. Know how to provide first aid to an infant or a child with suspected poisoning

  9. Be able to provide first aid to an infant or a child with anaphylaxis

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