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Emergency Paedatric First Aid Course

This course is suitable for EPA (End Point Assessment) for the Early Years Educator and EYFS requirements. Childminders or those working solo on the Compulsory Ofsted Register are required to undertake the Full Paediatric First Aid Course.
Full Time
£75
1 Day

Course Overview

The Emergency Paediatric First Aid Course is an essential programme designed to equip individuals with the knowledge and skills to respond effectively to emergencies involving infants and children. This course is ideal for parents, teachers, childcare providers, and anyone responsible for the safety and well-being of children.

Course Objectives:

The primary goal of the Emergency Paediatric First Aid Course is to provide participants with practical skills and confidence to handle common emergencies in children and infants. Key objectives include:

  1. Understanding Basic Child Physiology: An introduction to the basic physiological differences between children and adults, and how these differences impact first aid procedures.
  2. Recognising Emergencies: Training in identifying various types of emergencies, such as breathing difficulties, allergic reactions, and injuries.
  3. CPR for Children and Infants: Detailed instruction and practice in performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on children and infants, including the use of automated external defibrillators (AEDs).
  4. Managing Choking: Techniques to relieve choking in children and infants, a common and potentially life-threatening situation.
  5. Handling Common Injuries: Practical guidance on dealing with common injuries such as cuts, bruises, sprains, and fractures.
  6. Responding to Severe Allergic Reactions: Steps to recognise and manage severe allergic reactions, including the use of epinephrine auto-injectors.
  7. Emergency Action Planning: Developing a clear action plan for various emergency scenarios, ensuring prompt and effective response.

Benefits of the Course:

  • Empowerment: Equips individuals with the confidence and competence to act in paediatric emergencies.
  • Skill Development: Offers hands-on practice in first aid techniques specific to infants and children.
  • Peace of Mind: Provides reassurance to parents and carers that they are prepared to handle emergency situations.
  • Community Safety: Enhances the overall safety of the community by increasing the number of individuals trained in paediatric first aid.

Who Should Attend:

This course is highly recommended for anyone who works or lives with children, including but not limited to:

  • Parents and guardians
  • Teachers and school staff
  • Childcare providers
  • Babysitters
  • Sports coaches
  • Youth organisation volunteers
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Cost
At £75, the Emergency Paediatric First Aid Course offers a valuable and accessible opportunity for individuals to gain crucial skills in child emergency care. This cost-effective investment prioritises the safety and well-being of children, making it an affordable and essential learning experience for anyone involved in childcare.
Course Type
The course typically runs for one day (approximately 6 hours) and includes a mix of theoretical learning and practical exercises. Interactive sessions are designed to engage participants and enhance their learning experience.
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The course typically runs for one day (approximately 6 hours) and includes a mix of theoretical learning and practical exercises. Interactive sessions are designed to engage participants and enhance their learning experience.

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