Paediatric first aid
Paediatric first aid training is essential for parents, childcare professionals and clubs who work with children. It is highly recommended and an invaluable tool for anyone who spends time with children. This course can save a life!
The duration of this course is a half day. With so much information covered on this paediatric first aid course it is well worth €55. You will also receive a booklet of everything that was covered in your training, along with your certificate so you can reread and refresh yourself at any time.
Paediatric first aid is the initial or immediate assistance given to children (1 – 14) and infants (0 – 1) who have been injured or taken ill before the arrival of qualified medical assistance.
This is a half day course and runs for four hours at Wicklow Yoga with a break for refreshments.
Paediatric first aid course
Paediatric first aid certificate is valid for 2 years (based on assessment of practical skills)
Paediatric First Aid Course
You can book your place for this course by filling out the form on line, payments are made via PayPal. If you prefer you can contact Wicklow Yoga to arrange to meet, payment is required in full to secure your place on this Paediatric First Aid Course in Wicklow Town
Next course date Saturday 7th October 2017
9.30am – 1.30pm
Booking is essential
First Aid Box
What is recommended for your home, how to put on a sling and what type of bandages to use in different situations.
Arrival at the Scene and Getting Help
Assessing a scene, what you need to do, how to deal with casualties and how to react in an emergency situation.
For children 1 – 14 years and infants 0 – 1 years. Including AED, what to do with an unconscious child or infant.
The difference on how you would treat an infant choking to a child and what NOT to do. The signs, symptoms and treatment needed in this situation.
The signs and treatments for concussion, compression, a fractured skull or spinal injuries
Symptoms and treatments for childhood illnesses are covered including meningitis, measles, chickenpox, croup, asthma, diabetes, epilepsy.
Normal temperature, fevers, febrile seizure and hypothermia. The causes, symptoms, treatments and when to go to the Doctor.
Wounds and Bleeding Control
Covering all types of wounds, and all types of bleeding. How to treat all wounds from minor to major, including nosebleeds, bleeding from the ear, mouth, teeth being knocked out and eye injuries, shock the symptoms and treatment right through to amputations.
Fractures, Sprains and Strains
Covering types, causes and signs of fractures, dislocations and the symptoms and treatments for sprains and strains.
Burns and Scalds
What to do with a burn, types of burns and scalds, the seriousness of a burn (first, second and third degree burns) and how to assess and treat a burn and what NOT to do. What to do when a child faints.
This area includes the types and treatments for food and chemical poisoning. Bites from animals, insect bites and stings. Anaphylactic shock, the symptoms and treatments, what to do and when to get help and when to call 999/112.