New Parent / Childminder Course

Course Aim

To give you the skills and the confidence to deal with cardiac arrest, heart attack, stroke and choking in adults, children and infants and to deal with other common infant / child medical issues. Its also designed to remove some of the fear of bring a new little person home, with lots of common sense and practical tips. 

Course Content

How to make emergency calls.
CPR - airway, rescue breaths, chest compressions, barrier devices
Use of defibrillators
The safe airway / recovery position
Falls, breaks and concussion
Cuts, bleeding ,burns
Respiratory issues
High temperatures / febrile convulsions
Allergies / poisons
Feeding, sleeping and nappy changing, baby tools of the trade

Included items

Each student will receive :
A pocket mask, with case and gloves.
A face Shield on a key ring.
A Basic Paediatric First Aid Manual.
Red emergency cards
FAST assessment card.

Pre-requisites

There are no pre-requisites for this course

Who should do it ?

All parents and anyone minding a child should do this course.  Got a new baby sitter you and you would like to be sure they can cope with medical emergencies. This is also a great gift for the new arrival !

Certification

Certification by  Venturesafe and is valid for 2 years.

Costs

This course costs €99.

Course Numbers and Location

This course is usually limited to one instructor for each six students. This course can be run anywhere.