Paediatric course (1 & 2 Day Courses)

Our Paediatric First Aid courses focus on emergency scenarios that face those looking after young children and infants.

Course outline

  • Planning for First Aid emergencies
  • Dealing with emergencies
  • Resuscitating
  • Recognising and dealing with shock
  • Recognising and responding appropriately to:
    • Anaphylactic shock
    • Electric shock
    • Bleeding
    • Meningitis and other serious sudden illness
  • Responding appropriately to:
    • Burns and scalds
    • Choking
    • Suspected fractures
    • head, neck and back injuries
    • Cases of poisoning
    • Foreign bodies in eyes, ears and noses
    • Eye injuries
    • Bites and stings
    • Effects of extreme heat and cold
    • ¬†Febrile convulsions
  • Recognising and responding appropriately to the emergency needs of chronic medical conditions including:
    • Epilepsy, Asthma, Sickle cell and diabetes