2 Day Paediatric Syllabus

2 day Paediatric Syllabus
This course meets and exceeds the requirements laid down by Ofsted, EYFS for people needing a 2 day, 12 contact hours First Aid course for Adult, infant and child. It will be of particular interest to teachers, childminders, crèche assistants, playgroup personnel and anyone else who has a responsibility for their welfare whilst in your care.

This course can be taught as a  Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF)

Duration: This course covers at least 12 hours of training and is usually run over 2 days 

Prices depend on the certificate option, either a standard certificate of a RQF certificate. The training is always the same regardless of the certificate you choose. Both certificate options include a First Aid training pack.

The training is always the same regardless of the certificate you choose. Both certificate options include a First Aid Manual and a First Aid training pack

Please contact us to enquire about holding a course at your own venue or workplace or for a competitive quote for smaller groups.

Course content includes:

    The role of the Paediatric First Aider
    Assessing an incident and Activating the emergency services
    First Aid kits and accident reporting
    Recovery Position
    CPR
    Drowning
    Choking
    Bleeding and shock
    Anaphylaxis
    Bone, muscle and joint injuries
    Head, Neck and Back Injuries
    Poisoning
    Foreign Bodies in Eyes, Ears and Noses
    Electric shock
    Burns and Scalds    
  Eye Injuries
    Bites and Stings
    Effects of Extreme Heat and Cold
    Febrile Convulsions
    Emergency Needs of Children with Chronic Medical Conditions: Epilepsy, Asthma,     Sickle Cell Anaemia and Diabetes
    Meningitis and other Serious Sudden Illnesses


Assessment
Continuous assessment by trainer, practical assessments to cover wound management, care of an unconscious casualty, CPR and a multiple choice paper (if you have chosen the RQF externally assessed certificate)

Certification:
Upon completion of this course, students will receive a standard First Aid Training Certificate or a RQF certificate valid for 3 years. 

In order to retain their First Aid qualification, students will need to attend another 12 hour course and receive certification for a further 3 years.

The HSE strongly recommends that all First Aiders complete an annual refresher course to keep their skills up to date and in line with any changes in First Aid procedures.

 
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