Paediatric First Aid

Two day Paediatric First Aid course £750 providing 12 places (Currently reduced to 6 due to Covid-19) An in depth course as recommended by the Scottish Childminding Association OFSTED and The Department for Education and Skills Content: Safety Emergency environment risk assessment Use of PPE during Covid-19 pandemic Unconscious casualty Common causes of unconsciousness Diagnosis of an unconscious casualty Treatment of a breathing unconscious casualty, the recovery position Differences in treating an unconscious baby Bleeding Common causes of external bleeding Treatment of external bleeding including foreign body in wound and nose bleeds Common causes of internal injuries Diagnosis of internal injuries Treatment of internal injuries Shock Diagnosis of clinical shock in a casualty Treatment for shock Burns Common cause of burns and scalds in both domestic and workplace environment Diagnosis of burns Treatment of burns including chemical burns Special considerations for babies Choking Diagnosis of an adult, child and baby choking casualty Treatment of an adult, child and baby choking casualty who remains conscious Treatment of an adult, child and baby choking casualty who becomes unconscious Aftercare of choking casualties Asthma Attack Diagnosis of Asthma attack Treatment of an Asthma attack casualty Use of medication When to call an ambulance Diabetic Casualty Symptoms of low blood sugar Treatment of Diabetic casualty Poisoning Commonly encountered poisons Diagnosis of a poisoned casualty Treatment of poisoning Anaphylactic Shock Common causes of anaphylactic shock Treatment of anaphylactic shock in a casualty Includes EpiPen© training Strains and Sprains Common causes of strains and sprains Diagnosis of strains and sprains Treatment of strains and sprains Fits and seizures Common causes of fits and seizures in both adults, children and babies including febrile convulsions Diagnosis of fits and seizures Treatment of fits and seizures including febrile convulsions in babies and young children Electric Shock Common causes of electric shock both in and outside Diagnosis of an electric shock Treatment of electric shock Resuscitation Diagnosis of a non-breathing casualty Treatment of a child casualty who is not breathing Treatment of a baby casualty who is not breathing Treatment of an adult casualty who is not breathing Methods to reduce cross infection between First Aider and casualty Covid-19 safe CPR All candidates will have their own ‘BabyAnne’ manikin to work with throughout the training course. First Aid Kits The Law relating to First Aid provision in the workplace Packaging of First Aid kits Content of First Aid kits Maintenance of First Aid The course includes a 64 page Paediatric First Aid manual Certificates awarded to successful candidates are valid for three years.

Bags First Aid Established 1999 From the experience of providing registered day care of children, Bags specialises in First Aid training for those working with babies, children and young people. We provide training to schools, nurseries, after-school clubs, youth clubs, childminders, nannies, parents and community groups. Qualifications in Outdoor Education, first hand knowledge of a wide range of outdoor pursuits such as mountain biking, rock climbing, hill walking, canoeing and kayaking provides a foundation for the Outdoor First Aid courses. Each First Aid course allows practical hands-on experience using casualty simulation and resuscitation manikins. Childcare courses use special baby and child manikins. Training classes are small with no more than 12 participants. This ensures a friendly relaxed atmosphere and individual attention.

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The company is run by Philip Bagnall. He has over 25 years teaching experience in both formal and informal learning environments. He is a qualified teacher and holds qualifications in Outdoor Education and First Aid Training. Your Feedback After each course participants are asked to evaluate the training. We are frequently told: “It was the best First Aid course I have attended” Courses focus on clear precise information: “This was an effective, informative course” “It was a lot easier to follow than previous courses” “Excellent course, which could make the difference between life and death in an emergency situation” We also want you to enjoy your learning time: “The course was enjoyable and the trainer presented himself clearly and took time to answer questions and explain procedures”

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