First Aid for Babies and Toddlers
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The course deals with serious conditions and incidents involving babies and small children. You will learn what to do in an emergency, practise CPR skills and understand about treatment for common accidents and illnesses.
Who should attend?
This course is ideal for parents, NCT groups, Grandparents and child carers who would like to know what to do if their child had an accident or medical emergency.
What you will learn?
The course is extremely practical and you will have hands-on experience with baby and child mannequins. The groups are small, to ensure that everyone has individual attention. you will learn what to do in an extreme medical emergency, how to help your child if they are choking or drowning, what to look for following a head injury and when to call an ambulance. The course covers commonly occurring accidents and illnesses in small children. Additional areas will be added on request.
Course content- (for guidance only, will be adapted according to individual needs)
Action at an emergency – priorities of treatment
Care of the baby or child who is unconscious but breathing – Recovery position
Care of the child who is unconscious and not breathing – CPR differences between baby & child CPR
Management of the child with a possible spinal injury
Choking – theory and practical
What to put in your First Aid Kit
Major and minor bleeds,amputated parts and treatment of clinical shock.
Burns & scalds
Head injury – concussion, compression & skull fracture
Medical conditions such as febrile convulsions and meningitis
Approx. 3 hours
Assessment and certification
Continuous assessment by trainer.