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Paediatric First Aid Courses (Care for Children)

paediatric first aid courses (Care for Children)

Specialist paediatric first aid courses (Care for Children) from Headway

At Headway Training Solutions, we know it is sometimes stressful enough when working with young children, so if an accident does happen you want to be prepared. With our Paediatric First Aid courses (Care for Children), we will equip you with essential knowledge so that you feel confident to deal with any emergency situations that may arise.

With new nursery and pre-school staff being required to undertake paediatric first aid training under new government proposals, this course focuses on emergency scenarios that are faced by Professionals, including Teachers, Playgroup leaders, Foster Carers or anyone looking after young children.

This Paediatric First Aid (Care for Children) course has been developed to meet these requirements set out in The Practice Guidance in the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) which sets out the first-aid training requirements for Ofsted-regulated child-care settings. It meets Ofsted requirements for registered childminders and the requirements for nannies under the Approved Carers Scheme. It can also be used as evidence for employees working towards an NVQ in Childcare and Education.

The Care for Children course content is based on guidelines from the Paediatric Working Group of ILCOR.

This course is for people working with younger children up to eight years old or those working towards an NVQ in Childcare and Education.

The course covers how to deal with accidents and emergencies involving young children.

Areas Covered:
• First aid kit
• Action planning
• Treatment of an unconscious casualty
• Resuscitation
• Choking
• Asthma and diabetic emergencies
• Head injuries
• Seizures
• Bleeding
• Burns
• Sprains, strains and fractures
• Poisoning, bites and stings
Childhood conditions (e.g. measles, meningitis, croup).

The Emergency First Response Care for Children course is an innovative CPR, AED and First Aid training course that teaches you how to provide emergency care for injured or ill infants and children. You’ll learn the types of medical emergencies children face and how they differ from adult conditions.

The course also addresses the emotional aspects of caring for children, secondary care for children and preventing common injuries and illnesses in children.

The course includes both CPR and first aid skills.

The primary care portion of the course prepares you to render aid to an infant or child with a life-threatening emergency such as choking or cardiac arrest. Secondary care focuses on developing secondary patient care skills and building your confidence to give first aid to an infant or child in need.

What do I gain with this qualification?
All of our courses ensure that you meet recommendations underlined by the HSE and also provide you with the skills, knowledge and confidence to use what you have learned in a real emergency situation. On completion you will receive a certificate of completion certified by Emergency First Aid at Work course authorisation.

How is the course delivered?
It is taught by instructors holding a First Aid at Work Instructor credential. The course has a participant pack and students are certified using a First Aid at Work Course Authorisation forms. Training with Headway Training Solutions is informative, interactive and fun. We aim to use a good mixture of theory and practical demonstration.

How do I know which course is best suited for me?
If you need more information, please call us on 0845 83 87 245 and one of our advisors would be happy to help!

When and Where can I do the training?
You can complete your training at a time and place to suit you. Our training is available both in-house or at a local course centre.
So where and when are really up to you!

If you have any more questions about the Care for Children (1 Day) course, please call 0845 83 87 245 for more information.

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