PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID

Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF)

Would you know what to do if you saw an infant or child in need of first aid?
Having a good understanding of emergency paediatric first aid is incredibly important for the safety of children and it could have mean the difference between life and death.

The QA Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF) qualification has been designed in-line with the current Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) requirements and is ideal for:
• Those who have gained a level 2 or 3 childcare qualification and have entered into an early years setting and wish to be included in the staff to child ratios to comply with the EYFS requirements.
• Anyone who cares for infants and children, such as parents, guardians, grandparents or those who have an involvement with infants and children and want to learn key paediatric first aid skills.

Successful candidates will learn the roles and responsibilities of the emergency paediatric first aider, and will be equipped with the skills needed to deal with a range of paediatric first aid situations, such as performing CPR and controlling external bleeding.

1 day course
Some of the subjects covered:
– Dealing with an unresponsive
   infant or child
– The roles and responsibilities of
   an emergency paediatric
   first aider
– Assessing an emergency
   situation
– Recovery Position
– CPR and AED
– Choking
– Minor Injuries
– Bites and Stings
– Seizures
– External Bleeding
– Hypovolaemic shock
 
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PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID

Paediatric First Aid (RQF)

Would you know what to do if a child in your care needed first aid?
The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Statutory Framework requires all early years providers in England to have at least one person who has a current and full paediatric first aid certificate on the premises and available at all times when children are present. Providers should also take into account the number of children, staff and layout of the premises and increase their paediatric first aid provision accordingly to ensure that a paediatric first aider is available to respond to emergencies quickly.

The QA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) has been specifically designed to meet the criteria set by the Department for Education’s EYFS Framework and is ideal for:
• Those who have gained a level 2 and/or level 3 childcare qualification and have entered into an early years setting and wish to be included in the staff to child ratios to comply with EYFS requirements.
• Registered childminders and assistants who are required to hold a current and full paediatric first aid certificate in order to comply with the EYFS requirements.
• Anyone who has a non-professional involvement with infants and children, such as parents, grandparents and want to learn key paediatric      first aid skills.

Successful candidates will learn the roles and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider, and will be equipped with the necessary skills to administer safe and effective treatment when dealing with a range of paediatric first aid situations.

2 Day Course
Some of the subjects covered:
– Hypovolaemic Shock
– Minor Injuries
– Burns and scalds
– External Bleeding
– Meningitis
– Head, neck and back injuries
– Fractures
– Diabetic Emergencies
– CPR Adult/Child/Baby
– Choking
– The roles and responsibilities of a
   
paediatric first aider
– Treatment for hot and cold body     temperatures
– Eye, ear and nose conditions  
   Bites and stings
– Dealing with an unresponsive
   infant
or child
PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID

Level 3 Award In Emergency Paediatric First Aid Blended Learning Course 

This qualification is designed for those learners wishing to become a paediatric first aider in the workplace with a responsibility for the welfare of infants and children. This qualification is intended for learners already working or preparing to work in the industry.

Learners gaining this qualification will know that first aid is the responsibility of everyone involved in the working environment. Topics within this course are regarded by the Early Years Foundation Stage as being important to maintaining good practice in the safe, prompt effective treatment of injuries and ill health of infants and children in the care of trained personnel.

This qualification meets the requirements for Paediatric First Aid outlined in the Early Years Foundation Stage 2014 and meets the UK and European Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2015.

You will need to completed Part 1 online then attend Part 2 which is classroom based. The course will take 12 hrs to complete.  

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