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Paediatric First Aid Training
Course Details

Paediatric First Aid

Crystal Safety Services provides this one day course suitable for Pre-Schools, Crèches, minor GAA clubs and primary schools.

This course will give child minders, babysitters, teachers, parents and anyone who has both a professional or non-professional responsibility for children the skills and knowledge to manage children from infants to children up to 13 years of age.

Delegates will gain the knowledge and practical skills to make an assessment of the patient, requesting appropriate help and be able to manage the child till appropriate medical help arrives (GP / Ambulance).

Aim

After the course delegates should be able: 

  • To increase awareness of possible accidents.Paediatric First Aid
  • To identify an accident that requires first-aid treatment.
  • To learn techniques to apply first-aid.

Validation

Paediatric First Aid certification is valid for 2 years at which point recertification is required.

The successful delegate will receive a Crystal Safety Services certificate following the course. 

Recertification

Paediatric First Aider must do a 1-day refresher and assessment to be recertified.  

General Course Content Overview:
 
  • First Aid kitsPaediatric First Aid
  • Assessment / Care of an unresponsive child
  • Infant & Child Resuscitation (CPR & AED)
  • Choking (FBAO)
  • Asthma / Diabetic emergencies
  • Head injuries (concussion)
  • Seizures / Febrile Convulsions- Fever and Taking Your Child's Temperature
  • Bleeding (Nosebleeds)
  • Burns
  • Sprains, strains and fractures
  • Spinal Injuries (child restraints-car seats)
  • Childhood conditions (e.g. chickenpox, meningitis, and croup).

 

 

 

 

 

Max. Number to an Instructor:
To ensure learners have sufficient time to develop first aid skills, 12 delegates are the maximum number per course.
Course Dates:
Saturday 01st of September 2012
Course Venue:
Woodstock Hotel, Ennis, Co. Clare
Course Times:
09:00 - 17:00 daily
Course Duration:
1 Day
Registration:
Attendance certificate by Crystal Safety Services & IHF CPR & AED Certification
Certification For:
2 Years