Paediatric First Aid

Course Duration: 12 hours tuition

Resuscitation in:

  • Adults, Children and Babies

Recognition and Management of:

  • Mild and severe airway obstruction
  • Blood Loss and Shock – minor and major and types of wounds
  • Burns and scalds including electric shock
  • Fractures, sprains, strains, and dislocation, including management of spinal injury
  • Head Injuries, including concussion, skull fracture and compression
  • Chronic and sudden illness including asthma, diabetes, sickle cell, epilepsy, febrile convulsions, anaphylaxis, poisoning, meningitis
  • Extremes of temperature – hypothermia, heat exhaustion, heatstroke
  • Minor illness such as headache, stomach ache, diarrhoea and vomiting, conjunctivitis etc

Each candidate will receive a folder containing a first aid manual, a resuscitation shield, notebook and pen and other relevant handouts.

Certification is for 3 years and on expiry the full course should be attended again.

On successful completion of the course 2 certificates will be awarded, one A4 display certificate and one wallet size certificate.