This qualification is designed for workers caring for children in the absence of their parents. This qualification meets Ofsted requirements for those working in early years settings. Currently, the EYFS statutory framework requires at least one person who has a current pediatric first aid certificate to be on the premises or on outings at all times when children are present.
Topics include; planning for and dealing with first aid emergencies involving babies and children including, CPR, 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, eye injuries, bites and stings, and effects of extreme heat and cold. Febrile convulsions, chronic medical conditions, including epilepsy, asthma, diabetes, meningitis, as well as other serious sudden illness.
This Paediatric First Aid qualification is design to provide essential pediatric life-saving skills and pediatric incident management. Moreover, typical delivery methods are predominantly practical and the course is assess by continual observation of candidate performance.
Qualification training requires:-