Early Years Foundation Stage Compliant Paediatric First Aid

Early Years Foundation Stage Compliant Paediatric First AidThe Early Years Foundation Stage Compliant Paediatric First Aid course is a 12-hour course which covers the Early Years Foundation Stage criteria for childminders. This course gives candidates the knowledge and ability to deal with emergency first aid situations particularly whilst dealing with children.

Subjects Covered

• Assessment of the scene
• Prioritisation of casualties
• Assessment of casualties
• Resuscitation
• Choking
• Recovery position
• Causes and treatment of unconsciousness
• Bleeding and wounds
• Typical childhood illnesses
• Bleeds and burns
• Legislation
• Planning for first aid emergencies.
• Dealing with emergencies.
• Resuscitation procedures appropriate to the age of children being cared for.
• Recognising and dealing with shock.
• Recognising and responding appropriately to anaphylactic shock.
• Recognising and responding appropriately to electric shock.
• Recognising and responding appropriately to bleeding.
• Responding appropriately to burns and scalds.
• Responding appropriately to choking.
• Responding appropriately to suspected fractures.
• Responding appropriately to head, neck and back injuries.
• Recognising and responding appropriately to cases of poisoning.
• Responding appropriately to foreign bodies in eyes, ears and noses.
• Responding appropriately to eye injuries.
• Responding appropriately to bites and stings.
• Responding appropriately to the effects of extreme heat and cold.
• Responding appropriately to febrile convulsions.
• Recognising and responding appropriately to the emergency needs of children with chronic medical conditions, including epilepsy, asthma, sickle cell anaemia, diabetes.
• Recognising and responding appropriately to meningitis and other serious sudden illnesses.

Training Outcomes

At the end of the course, each candidate will receive a certificate of satisfactory completion.

Training Course Information

Course Duration: 12 hour programme (2 days)
Assessment:  Ongoing assessment is carried out by the trainer throughout the course.
Prerequisite: None

Course Popular With

This training course is popular with schools, colleges, nurseries, local authority (early years) and childcare protection and community organisations such as Surestart and Action for Children.

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