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Paediatric First Aid
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Paediatric FAPaediatric First Aid

This course is recommended for childcare professionals by the National Childminding Association and covers all the required First Aid elements to register under the Childcare Approval Scheme. It will teach you how to deal with some of the most common accidents, injuries and illnesses suffered by infants and children up to the age of puberty.

Who is it for?

This course is crucial for anyone who works with infants or young children. Please note unfortunately children / babies are not permitted to attend with parents on this course

What will you learn?

  • Role of the first aider
  • Managing an emergency
  • Communication and casualty care
  • Abdominal pain
  • Asthma
  • Bleeding (minor and severe)
  • Bones, muscle and joint injuries
  • Burns and scalds
  • Choking
  • Croup
  • Fainting
  • Febrile convulsions
  • Head injuries
  • Heat exhaustion
  • Hypothermia
  • Meningitus
  • Poisoning
  • Resuscitation (child and infant)
  • Severe allergic reaction
  • Shock
  • Sickle cell anaemia
  • Unresponsive casualty

How is it assessed?

There’s no formal assessment - our highly experienced St John trainers will make sure you know what you’re doing by giving you plenty of advice and the chance to practice on our manikins until you’re confident.