Paediatric First Aid Awareness - Level 2 - E-Learning - Course

The Mandatory Training Group
Delivery Method: eLearning

Paediatric First Aid Awareness - Online Training Course - Level 2 - CPDUK Accredited.

Welcome to The Mandatory Training Group's online Paediatric First Aid Awareness training course. All our online training courses, programmes and qualifications are accredited by the CPD Certification Service (CPDUK).

First aid is the initial or immediate assistance given to an injured person before the arrival of medical assistance.

This Paediatric First Aid Awareness e-learning course gives you sufficient awareness of paediatric first aid. You will obtain knowledge of dealing with common first aid situations and understand how to administer emergency first aid to an infant or child.

Course content

This online Paediatric First Aid Awareness training course covers the following:

  • Paediatric First Aid Awareness – Part 1
    • What is first aid?
    • Roles and responsibilities of a first aider
    • Who to call to get help?
    • What should be in a first aid kit for children?
    • How to assess an unconscious child or infant?
    • Recovery position for a baby and child
    • CPR on a child and baby
    • Choking
    • Nosebleeds
    • Minor wounds (bruises, grazes, eye infection, bee stings, animal bites).
  • Paediatric First Aid Awareness – Part 2
    • Major bleeds and shock
    • Fractures and dislocations
    • Spinal injury
    • Head injuries
    • Burns
    • Poisoning
    • Electric shock
    • Asthma and croup
    • Meningitis
    • Febrile convulsions
    • Heat exhaustion.
  • Paediatric First Aid Awareness – Part 3
    • Recap Primary survey - DRABC
    • Recap Secondary survey
    • Recap Recovery position
    • Recap CPR and choking
    • Seizures and epilepsy
    • Diabetes
    • Anaphylaxis
    • Hypothermia and drowning
    • Sepsis.

      Who is the course for?

      This online Paediatric First Aid Awareness training course is suitable for the following:

      • Parents
      • Child carers
      • Pre-school workers
      • Nursery workers
      • Nurses
      • Teachers and classroom assistants
      • School administration and support staff
      • Sports coaches and clubs
      • Nannies and au-pairs.

      Course aims

      The aims of this Paediatric First Aid Awareness e-learning course are to:

      • Enhance your knowledge and skills in regard to your responsibilities and associated actions as Paediatric First Aiders.
      • Provide you with knowledge and understanding of First Aid procedures when working with children and babies, along with the ability to recognise and treat many childhood conditions and illnesses.

      Learning objectives

      The learning objectives of this online Paediatric First Aid Awareness training course are to:

      • Explain what is meant by first aid
      • Know the role and responsibilities of a paediatric first aider
      • Explain the sequence of the 4 Bs
      • Explain the aims of first aid
      • Know how to respond in both an emergency and non-emergency situation involving children and babies
      • Recognise how to help an unconscious child or baby 
      • Explain how to perform CPR and the recovery position
      • Develop confidence in treating minor and major bleeds
      • Identify different types of choking and practical advice on responding to incidents
      • Know the signs and symptoms of childhood illnesses and allergies and guidance on treatment.

      Learning outcomes

      By the end of this Paediatric First Aid Awareness eLearning course, learners will be able to:

      • Define first aid
      • Define paediatric
      • Identify the role and responsibilities of a paediatric first aider
      • List the contents in a paediatric first aid kit
      • Differentiate between an infant and a child for the purposes of first aid
      • Conduct a primary survey on an infant and a child
      • Know who to call in an emergency
      • List some of the life-threatening conditions that can result from respiratory distress
      • List the correct sequence of  4 Bs
      • Identify when to administer Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
      • Demonstrate CPR using an infant and a child manikin
      • Justify when to place an infant or a child into the recovery position
      • Demonstrate how to place an infant and a child into the recovery position
      • Identify when a child or infant is choking
      • Know how to administer first aid to an infant and a child who is choking
      • Identify how to administer first aid for an infant or a child who is suspected to be suffering from diabetes, asthma or allergic reaction
      • Recognise suspected anaphylaxis in an infant or a child
      • Demonstrate the use of a training device adrenaline auto-injector.
      • Demonstrate how to administer first aid to an infant or a child with external bleeding.

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