Introduction to Paediatric First Aid - Online course - Tuesday 24th September, 1st, 8th and 15th October 2024


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Introduction to Paediatric First Aid

Online course

Tuesday 24th September, 1st, 8th and 15th October 2024

6.45pm to 9.15pm

This is a free online course using Zoom.

This is a course aimed at people with little or no first aid knowledge regarding children and babies. It is a great introduction to Paediatric first aid and this will give the learner skills to be able to respond to everyday first aid emergencies, in the home and in the community.

  • Describe how to safely and confidently respond to an emergency, and contact the relevant emergency service with effective communication – especially when communicating with children
  • Describe why effective airway management, for a child and for an infant, is important
  • Describe how to place an unconscious child or infant into the recovery position
  • Identify a non-breathing child or infant – learn how to complete CPR effectively
  • Describe and explain the effectiveness of using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Describe a child or infant with various ailments including a burns/scalds, asthma attacks and anaphylactic shock, as well as how to treatment them
  • Identify the difference between gaging and choking and the difference treatments options for age groups
  • Describe how to treat a child or infant having an epileptic seizure
  • Identify signs and symptoms of flu, colds, high temperatures/low temperatures and febrile seizures
  • List three signs and symptoms of meningitis & sepsis in children and infants

Who is this course for: This course will enable candidates to be able to assist a child or baby in an emergency. Unfortunately, children are unable to attend. 

Previous Knowledge or Experience: No previous knowledge is required – come and learn some first aid skills, meet new people and have a lot of fun along the way

How will I learn: On-line, individual activities, discussion

How will I be assessed: Tutor demonstration/support/feedback and peer support

Next Steps: There is progression onto accredited courses in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (1 x day course) which are level 3 qualifications that qualify you in Emergency Paediatric first aid for three years from completion

This course is for parents/carers only, please do not bring babies/children along.

Participants will be required to use Zoom. No account is required
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This course is aimed at Hampshire residents aged 19+ Attendance is expected at each session to ensure that you get the most out of your learning experience and to minimise disruption for other learners. Please advise the venue/tutor of any absence you may have.

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