Emergency Paediatric First Aid
The emergency pediatric first aid course is designed to provide individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to respond to a range of medical emergencies involving children.
The course covers various topics, including how to assess an emergency situation. It teaches participants how to identify and manage common childhood injuries and illnesses, such as asthma, seizures, and anaphylaxis.
The training is suitable for individuals such as parents, guardians, childminders, nursery and school staff, and anyone responsible for the care of young children. Upon completing the course successfully, you will receive an accredited emergency pediatric first aid qualification, valid for three years.
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This course will teach you how to help a if an infant or child that has become injured, sick or ill. You will learn about what a first aider does and how to check what happened.
On this interactive 1 day practical course you wil learn:
- The roles and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider
- How to assess an incident
- Providing first aid to an infant or child who is unresponsive
- The recovery position
- Recognising signs and symptoms of injury and illness
- CPR and the use of an AED
- How to administer first aid to an infant or child who is suffering with Anaphylaxis and use Auto-injectors
- Providing first aid to a an infant or child who is choking
- Dealing with life threatening bleeding and shock
This qualification is aimed at individuals wishing to gain the knowledge and skills required to enable them to provide effective emergency paediatric first aid.
It is intended for learners such as parents and relatives, pre-school or nursery staff, toddler group volunteers, childminders and nannies, au pairs and foster parents, or anyone who has to deliver ﬁrst aid as part of their role in either childcare settings or a domestic environment.
You don’t need formal qualifications to join the course, but you should be able to read and write English at a basic level.
You must be over 14 years old.
This qualification is assessed by the following two methods:
- Practical assessments – You must competently demonstrate practical first aid skills covered on the course, CPR, Defib, etc.
- Theory assessment – You must answer 15 multiple-choice questions. The pass mark is 75% 11/15.
You will receive a Highfield Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF) upon successfully completing the course. We send you a hard copy by post, and an e-certificate electronically for your files.
This qualification is usually obtained by taking a 1-day classroom-based course.
However, it can also be achieved through a variety of other methods including blended learning, as long as the 6 mandatory learning hours are completed and at least two thirds of the course time is face-to-face. For example, completing pre-course work or e-learning (2 hours) followed by a 4-hour classroom-based course
Paul holds a Masters in Eduction, and teaches and practices Acupuncture, Tuina, massage in Longfield, Kent. He has been practicing in healthcare for over 30 years, and practices in Kent and south east England as a senior first aid instructor for the Rugby Football Union. He set up and runs the new Ash Green Multi-Bed unit Read more ….
You will receive full acess to any online VLE elements of the course.
Reviews of techniques covered.
All downloadable free first aid resources, available HERE.
This is an externally quality assured Highfield Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF).