Basic Paediatric First Aid 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. This is aimed at those that all ready have children. 

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

Included items

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

Pre-requisites

There are no pre-requisites for this course

Who should do it ?

All parents should be able to give immediate first aid to their children. This course is suited to those with children. Our New parent and childminder course is better suited to those without children.  

Certification

Certification by Venturesafe. If PHECC or AHA/IHF certification is required this can be arranged but it will add approx 2 hours to the course. 

Costs

This course costs €75. Additional certifications if required will be an additional cost. 

Course Numbers and Location

This course can be run anywhere. We like to keep the course to a maximum of six for the best results.