Emergency Paediatric First Aid

EMERGENCY PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID COURSE AIMS:

The EPFA course is aimed at parents, families, child care workers, nannies and au pairs (be aware some nannies, au pairs and teachers will be required to take the more thorough full 2-day Paediatric First Aid Course.

The course looks at treating infants (less than 1 years old) and children (1yr old to puberty) for First Aid

EMERGENCY PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID COURSE DURATION:

  • 1 day: 0930 to 1600 or
  • Night School: 2 sessions of 1830 to 2130
  • 6 hours: 3 sessions of 2 hours (or similar)

EMERGENCY PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID COURSE PRE REQUISITES:

Minimum age 14

First Aid for children & infants
First Aid for Children & infants

EMERGENCY PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID COURSE CONTENT:

  • Role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider
  • Assessing an infant and child casualty
  • CPR fro children and infants
  • Recovery position
  • Monitering
  • Seizures
  • Choking
  • Externl blueeding
  • Bumps and bruises
  • Shock
  • Bites, Stings, Splinters, Small cuts & Grazes
  • Bumps and bruises
  • Nosebleeds

WHAT’S INCLUDED IN OUR PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID COURSE:

  • 1 days of First Aid Training & assessment
  • Use of all the necessary kit
  • Paediatric First Aid Handbook
  • Paediatric First Aid Certificate
  • Tea & Coffee
  • Free (on street) Parking

EMERGENCY PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID COURSE OPTIONAL EXTRA:

For groups we can at the same time cover the HSE Emergency First Aid at Work Course, however the finish time will be delayed slightly. You would then leave with 2 certificates

EMERGENCY PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID COURSE RATIO:

The class size can be as low as 2 students and can be up-to 12 students. Most practical session are carried out in pairs

BOOKING THE EMERGENCY PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID COURSE:

From time time we may advertise dates for this course (which can be booked below), however it more often run on demand for groups and schools.

 

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