First Aid Training

What does the training cover?

Our Emergency Paediatric First Aid Training teaches you what to do in an emergency situation involving a child or a baby and is run by a qualified First Response paramedic.

The course covers:

  • Assessing an emergency situation and prioritising what actions to take
  • Helping a baby or child who is choking
  • Helping a baby or child who is bleeding
  • Helping a baby or child who is unresponsive and breathing normally
  • Helping a baby or child who is unresponsive and not breathing normally
  • Helping a baby or child who is having a seizure
  • Helping a baby or child who is suffering from shock caused by severe blood loss (hypovolemic shock)

In addition to:

  • Roles and responsibilities of a first aider
  • Cross infection
  • Recording incidents & actions
  • Use of available equipment including the basics of using a De-fib machine
  • Assessing an incident

The training is practical and offers all participants the opportunity to develop the basic skills and knowledge needed to deal with a range of emergency paediatric first aid situations which could arise when looking after children in a nursery, school or home setting.

Smile Education offers all of it's early years staff the option to take part in Emergency Paediatric First Aid training

Emergency Paediatric First Aid with Smile Education for Nursey Nurses

Who should complete Emergency Paediatric First Aid training?

Anyone who works with children or babies in a professional setting will benefit from this training and it is compulsory for all newly qualified nursery staff. This is an entry-level course which is suitable for everyone who may need to help an infant or child during the event of an emergency.

How long does the course take to complete and how long does the qualification last?

Our Emergency Paediatric First Aid training is a whole day course and would typically be run from 9:30-4:30 with time for breaks and reflection.

On completion you'll be a certified as Paediatric First Aider and your certificatie is valid for three years.

How much does the training cost?

We can offer a fantastic discount on the course to £35.50 this is available to all teachers, nursery nurses, teaching assistants and school staff who work for Smile Education and offered by First Response. They also allow anyone who completes the course through Smile Education to complete day two of the course giving you the full paediatric first aid qualification. The second day must be completed within 6 weeks of the first.

Where and when can I do an Emergency Paediatric First Aid course?

Training sessions are run locally throughout the year, typically during the school holidays to give everyone a chance to attend. Due to the virus, adjustments have been made to ensure everyone's safety at the this time and assesment processes have been altered so that those attending as well as the instructor can maintain 2-metre distancing throughout.

If you could like to attend our next training session submit an enquiry form below and we'll have one of our consultants get in touch.


 

Completing Emergency Paediatric First Aid with Smile Education

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