Pediatric First Aid course offer

If you are interested in a pediatric first aid course, then check out this opportunity.

Pediatric First Aid
Pediatric First Aid

Our colleague, Callum, is going on a Paediatric First Aid course in September. The course will cover first aid training for when dealing with infants and children and will be taking place in Victoria.

If anyone working with children in the diocese feels similar training would be useful, then click here for further details on training courses provided.

Details

Title of course: Paediatric first aid

Duration: two days, from 9:00am – 4:30pm

When: 22 and 23 September

Where: 64 Victoria Street, London, SW1E 6QP

Cost with VAT: £216.00

Content

  • 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:
    • sickle cell crisis
    • diabetic emergencies
    • asthma attack
    • allergic reaction
    • meningitis
    • febrile convulsions
  • Understand how to administer first aid to an infant and a child:
    • who is 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