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First Aid Training

Our first aid training courses are a combination of theoretical knowledge and practical sessions that are designed to develop ability and most importantly practical confidence.

Paediatric First Aid course – Ofsted requirement

The course is designed for those who work with young children, those up to 8 years of age or working towards an NVQ in child care and education.

The aim of the course is to provide familiarity of the principles of First Aid and to allow the trained to recognise and deal with a wide range of conditions and accidents involving young children.

01. Legislation
02. Record Keeping
03. First Aid equipment
04. Priorities at the scene of an emergency
05. Hypoxia - Airway disorders – Asthma, Choking, Drowning
06. Unconsciousness
07. Cardiac Arrest and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in adults, children and babies
08. Anaphylaxis
09. Wounds, Bleeding – minor and major blood loss
10. Fractures, sprains and strains
11. Epilepsy and febrile convulsions
12. Diabetes
13. Poisoning – bites and stings
14. Common childhood illness – measles, mumps, meningitis
15. Head and spinal injuries
16. Scalds and Burns

The duration of the course lasts 2 days and a Theoretical and Practical Assessment is undertaken in class by a tutor.

The course is valid for 3 years and a annual refresher course is strongly recommended.

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation(CPR) & Automated External Defibrillator (AED)

The aim of the course is to develop a range of skills in the use of an Automated External Defibrillator in addition to gaining an understanding of unconsciousness, an understanding of cardiac arrest, an understanding of the anatomy and physiology of the heart and knowledge and understanding of the AED.

01. Basic Life support
02. Basic cardiac anatomy and physiology
03. Outline of cardiac arrest
04. Outline of ‘shockable’ and ‘ non shockable’ heart rhythms
05. Patient chest preparation & attachment of electrodes
06. Safety precautions

The duration is for half a day only and incorporates a practical assessment.

The course is valid for 1 year.

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