Paediatric First Aid - Alton Library - Saturday 15th and 22nd June 2024


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Paediatric First Aid

Alton Library

Saturday 15th and 22nd June 2024

9.30am to 4.30pm

Optional- course booklet £10 and certificate £20

Aims of the Course: This is a course aimed at people with little or no first aid knowledge regarding children and babies. It is a practical paediatric first aid programme that will give the learner skills to be able to respond to everyday first aid emergencies, in the home and in the community. On completion of the course an Ofqual accredited PFA certificate can be issued which is valid for 3 years.

The course is set over 2 day of 6 hours. This is an instructor led, interactive and engaging session. This course teaches a wide range of medical and emergency conditions including how to deliver CPR, use a defibrillator, bleeding control, choking, spinal and head injuries, chronic conditions, burns, poisoning and anaphylaxis.

  • Describe the role of a Paediatric First Aider
  • Assess a wide range of emergencies and know what to do for each
  • Deliver CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation)
  • Describe how to use a defibrillator
  • Describe how to manage a patient who is having a seizure or fit
  • Treat minor and serious bleeding and burns
  • Identify and treat a range of medical conditions such as meningitis, diabetes, asthma, hypothermia and poisoning
  • Identify symptoms of sepsis and anaphylaxis and know how to use an EpiPen
  • Describe how to treat bites, stings, splinters and objects in the nose and eye

Who is this course for: Anyone who wants to know what to do if a baby or child becomes unwell and emergency care is needed. We are unable to allow children to attend this course

Previous knowledge or experience: This practical based course is suitable for both complete novices as well as those wishing to refresh their skills

How will I learn: Through tutor demonstrations, individual and whole group practical activities

How will I be assessed: Through practical activities and demonstrations and a short MCQ exam

What shall I bring: Alton Library does not have any catering facilities, but there is a small community café opposite for lunch. Alternatively, bring a packed lunch and drinks.

Next steps: Emergency First Aid courses with Learning in Libraries

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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