This accredited qualification provides theoretical and practical training in first aid techniques that are specific to infants aged under 1, and children aged from 1 year old to the onset of puberty. Learners will become familiar with the role of the paediatric first aider and be able to assess and react appropriately to an emergency situation, such as a child or an infant who is unresponsive, has an airway obstruction, has breathing difficulties or is suffering from shock or anaphylaxis.
What does it cover?
Topics included are fractures, dislocations, injuries to the head, neck, back, eyes, ears or nose, poisoning, bites or stings, burns or scalds, electric shock, minor injuries and chronic medical conditions.
How long does it last?
This qualification consists of two mandatory units and is typically delivered over a period of 2 days with a minimum contact time of 12 hours.
Upon successful completion learners may wish to continue their development via the completion of any of the following:
Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (FAW) (QCF)
Level 3 Award in First Aid Response
Level 3 Award in Paediatric Emergency First Aid (QCF)
Level 2 Award in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillation (QCF)
For further information on this qualification, or to enrol now, you can contact Teach Me via:
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