HABC LEVEL 2 INTERNATIONAL AWARD IN PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID WITH SAFE USE OF AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR

Who should attend?

This course provides a greater level of depth in the theoretical and practical training of First Aid techniques that are specific to infants to the onset of puberty. Candidates will become familiar with the role of the paediatric first aider and be able to assess and react appropriately to an emergency situation. This includes theoretical and practical use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED).

What will they learn?

Know basic emergency first aid requirements like Principles that underpins the emergency first aid support. International Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and the use of a Defibrillator and be able to demonstrate basic emergency first aid techniques in line with current guidelines, Describe the differences between using an AED on an adult and child.


Course Content

  • Roles and Responsibilities of the Paediatric First Aider
  • Assessing an Emergency Situation Safely
  • Unconsciousness
  • Choking
  • CPR
  • Theory and Practical use of Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Wounds And Bleeding
  • Burns and scalds
  • Head, Neck Or Back Injury
  • Condition Effecting The Eyes, Ears Or Nose
  • Common childhood illnesses
  • Asthma
  • Allergies including use of Epi pen
  • Effects Of Extreme Heat and/or Cold
  • Poisoning
  • Insect Bites & Sting
  • Incident management
  • Course duration

    6 hours in total

    Assessment

  • The practical assessment of learners for the qualification is completed throughout the course delivery.
  • Learners are required to demonstrate their understanding of the acquired from the class session.
  • Certificate and Validity

    Paediatric First Aid from DCAS and Level 2 International Award in Paediatric First Aid from HABC, valid for 3 years.

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