Paediatric First Aid

Ref: C2227204

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On this Course you will be able to: Understand the roles and responsibilities of a Paediatric First Aider, Be able to assess an incident requiring First Aid and prioritise treatment, Be able to provide First Aid to an unresponsive child/infant who is breathing or not breathing, Recognise and assist a child/infant casualty who is choking, Be able to provide First Aid to a child/infant casualty with external bleeding.

Additional information about this course

THIS COURSE IS ONLY OPEN TO STUDENTS WHO USE THE PARTNERS SERVICES

Course aim

To introduce people to Paediatric First Aid.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

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

  • Recall the roles and responsibilities of a Paediatric First Aider
  • Be able to assess an emergency situation and act safely and effectively
  • Be able to provide First Aid for a casualty who is unresponsive and breathing normally
  • Be able to provide First Aid for a casualty who is unresponsive and not breathing
  • Be able to prioritise First Aid treatment

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

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 have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions

What else do I need to know?

  • All materials will be provided

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider

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Paediatric First Aid

Is this course right for me? Request more information

Due to face to face teaching being suspended unfortunately this course is not currently available for enrolment.

We are launching a range of online courses shortly that may be of interest to you so sign up here to hear more.

Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2019
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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