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Combined First Aid at Work and Paediatric First Aid

This course combines both First Aid at Work and the Paediatric First Aid course.

Course information

This is a 4 day course that meets the content from HSE for the 3 day FAW and Ofsted for the 2 day PFA. The last day is a half day and this is where the Paediatric specific content is discussed as on the other 3 days the content covers both adults and junior and infants.

Topics covered

  • Role and responsibilities of a First Aider
  • Accident report forms
  • First Aid kits
  • Aims of First Aid
  • Assessing an incident
  • Managing an unresponsive casualty: Primary Survey
  • CPR and AED’s
  • Seizures
  • Dealing with choking
  • Causes of unconsciousness and levels of response
  • Recovery position
  • Blood loss and shock
  • Minor injuries: cuts and grazes, small splinters, nose bleeds, insect stings, animal bites and eye injuries
  • Completing a secondary survey
  • External bleeding
  • Sudden poisoning
  • Anaphylaxis Shock
  • Asthma
  • Chest injury
  • Heart attack and angina
  • Stroke
  • Crush injury
  • Burns and scalds
  • Fractures, sprains and strains
  • Spinal injuries
  • Head injuries
  • Effects of extreme heat and cold
  • Diabetes
  • Abdominal trauma
  • Record keeping in a childcare setting
  • Recognising and dealing with chronic medical conditions or sudden illness: Sickle Cell and Meningitis
  • Recognising other childhood illnesses including Measles, Chicken pox, Mumps

Cost (per person)


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