This first aid course is speciﬁc to infants aged under 1, and children aged from 1 year old to the onset of puberty and is the first unit (day one) of the Paediatric First Aid Course(12 Hours). The Paediatric First Aid Course (12 Hours) meets the requirements of the statutory framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) as issued by the department for Education and Skills Foundation Stage relating to Early Years childcare.
▸ Understand the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider.
▸ Be able to assess an emergency situation safely.
▸ Be able to provide first aid to an infant/child who is unresponsive and breathing normally.
▸ Be able to provide first aid for an infant / child who is unresponsive and not breathing normally.
▸ Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is choking.
▸ Be able to provide first aid to an infant and a child with external bleeding.
▸ Be able to provide first aid to an infant and a child who is suffering from shock.
▸ Understand how to administer first aid to an infant and a child with bites, stings and minor injuries.
▸ The practical learning outcomes are assessed by observation.
▸ Multi Choice Questions (MCQ) for theory and underpinning knowledge.
▸ To be awarded this qualification the learner must achieve a 100% pass of the assessments carried out by observation together with a percentage pass in the MCQ paper