What is Paediatric First Aid?
The term paediatric refers to children and infants (babies). A child is deemed as being 1 years old up to puberty and an infant being under 1 year old.
Paediatric first aid is the initial treatment given to a child or infant who is sick or injured, prior to professional medical assistance arriving or taking over from you.
At home, work or at play, it is essential that we all know how to help a child or infant when they most need that help.
This one-day Emergency Paediatric First Aid course has been designed for those who have an interest in childcare and if ever needed life support. For parents or anyone who has small children or infants in their lives, this is an excellent course covering all aspect of paediatric first aid.
It is also a legal requirement that anyone working in a profession such as Childminding, achieves a Paediatric first aid certificate. This qualification meets Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and Ofsted recommendations. This qualification must be renewed every three year.
A range of subjects is covered including: