First Aid

Ref: C3742475

These are some of the topics which will be covered for Baby and Child: Asthma attack Choking Croup Dehydration Fever Head injuries Hypothermia Meningitis Nose bleeds Seizures (fits) in babies Seizures (fits) in children Set baby and child in recovery position after a seizure.

Additional information about this course

Working partnership with East Surrey College

Course aim

The programme will provide a basic understanding of Baby and Child First Aid including how to approach a casualty safely. Basic information will also be provided on how to deal with the most common injuries incurred such as choking.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Explain why it is important to be mindful of safety when approaching a casualty
  • Describe the causes of choking and explain how to deal with a choking casualty
  • Explain how to treat a minor wound with consideration of minimising risk of infection
  • How to treat a nose bleed
  • How to tend to a Seizures (fits) in babies and children

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning
  • You may be asked to undertake additional work in your own time to support your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed
  • A selection of materials and basic equipment will be provided but you are welcome to bring additional materials with you

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • An app will be provided so that you can expand your knowledge

Download full course outline

First Aid Course Outline

Conditions

You can if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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