12-Hour Paediatric First Aid Course

From: £150.00

A minimum of 12 guided learning hours are required for the Paediatric First Aid Course. The first part of this blended-learning course is completed online before candidates attend the tutor-led classroom based part where the practical activities and assessments will be carried out. This can be held over 1 full-day session or 2 half-day or evening sessions.

Learners must be physically able to carry out the practical elements of the course.

The assessment for this course comprises of two parts; a practical assessment and a multiple-choice examination. On successful completion of this course, you will receive a Paediatric First Aid certificate which will last for three years.

Please note the locations and dates for the classroom based course are as follows:

Monday 25th January 2021: The Cairndale Hotel, Dumfries

Monday 15th March 2021: The Cairndale Hotel, Dumfries

Saturday 17th April 2021: The Cairndale Hotel, Dumfries

Monday 31st May 2021: The Cairndale Hotel, Dumfries

Monday 30th August 2021: The Cairndale Hotel, Dumfries

Saturday 2nd October 2021: The Cairndale Hotel, Dumfries

Monday 22nd November 2021: The Cairndale Hotel, Dumfries

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Guided Learning Hours

A minimum of 12 guided learning hours are required for the Paediatric First Aid Course. The first part of this blended-learning course is completed online before candidates attend the tutor-led classroom based part where the practical activities and assessments will be carried out. This can be held over 1 full-day session or 2 half-day or evening sessions.

Form of Assessment

The assessment for this course comprises of two parts; a practical assessment and a multiple-choice examination. On successful completion of this course, you will receive a Paediatric First Aid certificate which will last for three years.

Syllabus

  • • Role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider
    • Assessing an emergency situation safely
    • Provide first aid for a casualty who is unresponsive and breathing normally
    • Provide first aid for a casualty who is unresponsive and not breathing normally
    • Choking
    • External bleeding
    • Shock
    • Bites, stings and minor injuries
    • Fractures
    • Head, neck and back injuries
    • Conditions affecting the eyes, ears and nose
    • Diabetic emergencies
    • Asthma attacks
    • Allergic reactions
    • Meningitis
    • Febrile convulsions
    • Effects of extreme heat and cold
    • Electric shocks
    • Burns and scalds
    • Poisoning
    • Anaphylaxis