Paediatric First Aid Online Training Course
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This Paediatric First Aid training course will teach those who work with infants or children how to deliver paediatric first aid assistance in an emergency. It covers a variety of fundamental first aid topics, including the law surrounding first aid, how to carry out primary and secondary surveys, how to put children and infants into the recovery position, how to administer life-saving CPR, how to use defibrillators, and how to provide assistance for a variety of injuries and illnesses.
The course contains a number of videos, illustrations, and downloadable resources to help aid your learning during the course and beyond. Upon completion of the training, you will gain the confidence to take appropriate action in a range of situations, from minor incidents to life-threatening accidents, and know when to seek further medical advice if required.
By the end of this course, you will understand:
If you are looking to become a qualified paediatric first aider, then you'll need to undertake a practical first aid course in addition to this one to meet current legislative requirements.
Always refer to your setting's first aid needs assessment to determine whether you require practical training alongside this online course.
Emily Khan is a Party Host at Zig Zags Play & Party Area indoor soft play centre in Brierly Hill. She had to put her Paediatric First Aid knowledge into action when she discovered one of the children at the centre was choking. Read Emily's story and see how our training could help you when the worst happens.
All of our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
Additionally, this course has been independently recognised by the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management as meeting the standards of its Training Approval Scheme.
On successful completion of the course you will be sent a quality assured certificate through the post the next working day. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.
This certificate does not have an expiry date. However, based on industry best practice guidelines, the recommended renewal period for this training is 3 years. We will print this recommended renewal date on your certificate.
If you wish to try this course then register for a demo by clicking the 'interactive demo' button. You will be given the option to purchase and continue with your course at the end of your demo!
|1||Introduction to Paediatric First Aid|| |
What is first aid, what first aid provisions are required by law, what should a first aid kit contain, medical assistance, safeguarding considerations, infection prevention, hand hygiene, handwashing procedure, personal protective equipment (PPE), cleaning after first aid, waste management after first aid, and recording and reporting incidents.
|2||The Primary and Secondary Surveys|| |
The primary survey (DRABC), step 1: danger, step 2: response, step 3: airway, step 4: breathing, step 5: circulation, primary survey example scenario, the secondary survey, full body examination, and children in distress.
|3||The Recovery Position and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)|| |
Unconscious casualties, the recovery position for children, the recovery position for infants, the head tilt and chin lift technique, the jaw thrust technique, administering CPR, administering CPR to children, administering CPR to infants, further considerations for CPR, and defibrillators (AEDs).
|4||Treating Injuries: Part One|| |
Choking, wounds and bleeding, applying bandages, shock, burns and scalds, chemical burns, and electrical injuries and electric shock.
|5||Treating Injuries: Part Two|| |
Eye injuries, head injuries, nosebleeds, fractures, sprains and strains, dislocations, spinal injuries, hypothermia, and drowning.
|6||Treating Illnesses and Conditions: Part One|| |
Asthma, allergic reactions, anaphylaxis, stings and bites, epilepsy and seizures, high temperatures and seizures, diabetes, hypoglycaemia, and hyperglycaemia.
|7||Treating Illnesses and Conditions: Part Two|| |
Hyperventilation, sickle cell, meningitis and septicaemia, sepsis, and croup.
The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked 30 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 80%. The answers are marked automatically so you will instantly know whether you have passed. If you don't pass don't worry! You can take the test as many times as you need with no extra charge.
This course is designed for those who work with infants and children and have been assigned paediatric first aid responsibilities. In the context of first aid, infants are newborn to 12 months, while children are aged 12 months to the onset of puberty.
Examples of those who may take this course include:
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If your delivery address is in the UK, we will send a hard copy of your certificate to your UK postal address once you’ve completed your course. Although we try to deliver your certificates as soon as possible, please allow 3-4 working days for delivery.
Don’t want to wait? You can instantly download your digital certificate as a PDF after course completion.
Additionally, please note that if your company is paying by invoice we can only issue certificates after your order has been fully paid.
Our friendly customer support team is happy to help at any stage of your training. Call us on 0333 006 7000 or contact firstname.lastname@example.org, and we’ll do our best to answer any questions you may have.
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