Introducing blended paediatric first aid course!
This level 3 training comprises of an online e-learning course and classroom session. Both must be completed before a certificate will be issued.
The classroom part of the Level 3 Paediatric First Aid course lasts for a minimum of 6 hours (excluding breaks) and will cover the following areas:
assessing an emergency situation and prioritise what action to take,
help a baby/child who is
unresponsive and breathing normally,
unresponsive and not breathing normally,
having a seizure,
suffering from shock caused by severe blood loss (hypovolemic shock).
The full blended Paediatric First Aid course should last for a minimum of 12 hours (excluding breaks) and will cover the areas set out above as well as the following areas:
discuss the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider (including appropriate contents of a first aid box and the need for recording accidents and incidents),
to help a baby/child:
who is suffering from anaphylactic shock,
who has had an electric shock,
who has burns or scalds,
who has a suspected fracture,
with head, neck or back injuries,
who is suspected of being poisoned,
with a foreign body in eyes, ears or nose,
with an eye injury,
with a bite or sting,
who is suffering from the effects of extreme heat or cold,
having: a diabetic emergency; an asthma attack; an allergic reaction; meningitis; and/or febrile convulsions.