Paediatric First Aid

Course Syllabus

  • Role of the Paediatric First Aider
  • Seizure
  • Diabetic emergencies
  • Primary survey
  • Choking
  • Asthma
  • Resuscitation (CPR including the safe use of an AED)
  • Minor injuries
  • Meningitis
  • Wounds, bleeding and shock
  • Recovery position
  • Febrile convulsions
  • Allergic reactions including anaphylaxis
  • Fractures
  • Extreme cold and heat
  • Head, neck and back injuries
  • Foreign bodies
  • Electrical incidents

Course Duration

  • 12 hours

Assessment

  • Practical scenarios
  • Continuous observation
  • Competency based
  • Written assessment

Certification

  • Valid for 3 years