Health and Safety - Paediatric First Aid Level 3 (12 hour)
Unit 1 covers the following topics:
The role of the paediatric first aider, dealing with emergencies, management of an unconscious casualty, management of a casualty who is not breathing normally CPR (baby, child & adult procedures), safe use of an automated external defibrillator, management of a casualty who is choking, recognition and management of anaphylaxis, management of a casualty who is in shock, management of a casualty who has a bleeding wound, It also provides the opportunity to practise the skills needed to administer first aid to an infant, child or adult who is: unconscious, not breathing, choking, bleeding from a wound and in shock.
Unit 2 covers the following topics:
dealing with chronic medical conditions and sudden illness diabetes, sickle cell, meningitis, asthma, dealing with the effects of extreme heat and cold hypothermia, heat exhaustion, heat stroke, management of casualty with suspected fracture and dislocation, management of casualty with head, neck or spinal injury, dealing with conditions affecting the eyes, ears and nose, dealing with minor injuries dealing with electric shock, dealing with burns and scalds, dealing with poisoning, dealing with bites and stings records and reporting
It also provides the opportunity to practise the skills needed to administer first aid to an infant, child or adult who:
requires a support sling, requires an elevation sling, has a suspected spinal injury