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EMERGENCY PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID (1 DAY)

PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID (1 DAY)

Would you know what to do if you saw a child in need of first aid?

Having a good understanding of emergency paediatric first aid is incredibly important for the safety of children and it could mean the difference between life and death.

The QA Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF) qualification is ideal for anyone who cares for infants and children, such as: parents, guardians, grandparents or those who have a professional involvement with infants and children and want to learn key paediatric first aid skills.

Successful candidates will learn the roles and responsibilities of the emergency paediatric first aider, and will be equipped with the skills needed to deal with a range of paediatric first aid situations, such as performing CPR and dealing with external bleeding

What's Covered?

  • The roles and responsibilities of an emergency
  • paediatric first aider
  • Assessing an emergency situation
  • Dealing with an unresponsive infant orchild
  • Recovery Position
  • CPR and AED
  • Choking
  • Minor Injuries
  • Bites and Stings
  • Seizures
  • External Bleeding
  • Hypovolaemic shock


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* It is essential that adequate provision is made at all times people are at work. Employers therefore need to ensure there is cover for annual leave and other planned absences of first-aiders or appointed persons. Employers should also consider what cover is needed for unplanned and exceptional absences such as sick leave or special leave due to bereavement.