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Paediatric First Aid at Work (2 day)

Event Code
Tarka Learning Partnership
Roundswell Community Primary Academy , Claypits Road, Roundswell, Bickington
Event Tutors
Andy Ogden
Admin Contact
Target Audiences
Leaders/Managers, Primary
target audience
Course Types
Short Course
Course Funding Types
Event description
This qualification is designed for workers caring for children in the absence of their parents and meets Ofsted requirements for those working in Early Years settings. Currently the EYFS statutory framework requires at least one person who has a current paediatric First Aid certificate to be on the premises or outings at all times, when children are present.

This qualification is designed to provide essential paediatric lifesaving skills and paediatric incident management. Typical delivery methods are predominantly practical, and the course is assessed by continual observation of candidate performance.

Topics Covered
Planning for and dealing with First Aid emergencies involving babies and children, including:

• Shock, Anaphylactic shock, Electric shock
• Bleeding
• Burns and scalds
• Choking
• Suspected fractures, head, neck and back injuries
• Poisoning
• Foreign bodies in eyes, ears and noses
• Bites and stings
• Effects of extreme heat and cold
• Febrile convulsions
Chronic medical conditions, including:
• Epilepsy
• Asthma
• Diabetes
• Meningitis and other serious sudden illness

Delivered by Brookfields
Training objectives
The course is designed for adults to provide first aid to all children in early years settings.
Learning outcomes
To be confident in the administration of first aid.

To support colleagues in the processes and oversight of the administration of first aid.
Additional Information
Start Date
Wednesday 12 October 2022
End Date
Wednesday 12 October 2022
Closing Date
Tuesday 11 October 2022
09:30 - 15:30
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