Paediatric first aid training course

This 2 day paediatric first aid course focuses on emergency scenarios that face people looking after young children and infants such as nurseries, pre-schools, before and after school clubs for children in the early years age group, childminders and carers of children at home.

The next paediatric first aid training courses will be held on:

  • 18 to 19 November 2019

Length of course: 2 days

Course cost

This course is for 2 days and costs just £80.

Course content

The course will cover:

  • Understand the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider
  • Be able to assess an emergency situation safely
  • Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is:
    • unresponsive and breathing normally, including child and infant resuscitation
    • who is unresponsive and not breathing normally
    • who has a foreign body airway obstruction
    •  with external bleeding
    •  with injuries to bones, joints and muscles
  • Understand how to administer emergency first aid to an infant and a child with a chronic medical condition or sudden illness including:
    • sickle cell crisis
    • diabetic emergencies
    •  asthma attack
    • allergic reaction
    • Meningitis
    • febrile convulsions
  • Understand how to administer first aid to an infant and a child:
    • experiencing the effects of extreme heat and cold
    •  who has sustained an electric shock
    • with burns or scalds
    • who has been poisoned
    • who has been bitten or stung
    • with minor injuries, including cuts, grazes, bumps and bruises, small splinters and nose bleeds
    • with conditions affecting the eyes, ears and nose
    • with head and spinal injuries
    • with anaphylaxis
    • who is suffering from shock
  • Understand how to complete records relating to illnesses, injuries and emergencies

To book a place or for more information contact Denise Todd denise.todd@medway.gov.uk  01634 336 644.