Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF)

Description

The course follows the Level 3 QCF syllabus (SCQF Level 6 AWARD Scotland) and you will receive a Green Cross Training QCF certificate. 

100% Pass Guaranteed - In the unlikely event that any delegate fails to succeed on the course we will offer re-training on another course and re-assessment FREE of charge. This is subject to terms and conditions.

Congratulations, you are about to embark on a first aid course leading to a nationally recognised qualification in Paediatric First Aid. This qualification is made up of two units and in order to attain the full award you must achieve success in both units. However, should you only achieve one unit, then this can be recognised and accredited accordingly. This two-day course satisfies the guidelines and criteria as defined by the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and OFSTED. More importantly, you will be gaining knowledge and competence to administer first aid and basic life support – an extremely valuable skill to have - for you, your employer as well as friends and family.

This course covers the emergency scenarios that are faced by professionals, including teachers, au pairs and playgroup leaders, and anyone looking after young children.

What you will learn

What will I learn?

The course is made up of theoretical and practical sessions delivered by your Instructor who will provide a detailed course programme.

This course is split into 2 Units. By the end of Unit 1 (day 1) you will be able to:

Define the responsibilities of a paediatric first aider.

Explain how to minimise the risk of infection to self and others.

Describe first aid and personal protection equipment required for emergencies.

Describe how to use first aid and personal protection equipment safely.

Identify what information needs to be included in an accident report/incident record.

Explain reporting procedures following an accident/incident.

Define an infant and a child for the purposes of first aid treatment.

Conduct a scene survey.

Conduct a primary survey on an infant and a child.

Identify when to call for help.

Explain what information needs to be given when obtaining assistance.

Assess the level of consciousness of an infant and a child.

Explain why an infant and a child should be placed in the recovery position.

Place an infant and a child in the recovery position.

Continually monitor an infant and a child whilst they are in the recovery position.

Assist an infant and a child who is experiencing a seizure.

Identify when to administer Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) to an unresponsive infant and an unresponsive child who is not breathing normally.

Administer CPR using an infant and a child manikin.

Identify when a foreign body airway obstruction is:
Mild
severe

Administer first aid to an infant and a child who is choking.

Describe the types and severity of bleeding.

Explain the effect of severe blood loss on an infant and a child.

Control external bleeding.

Define the term ‘shock’ relevant to first aid.

Describe how to recognise an infant and a child who is suffering from shock.

Explain how to manage the effects of shock.

List common triggers for anaphylaxis.

Describe how to recognise anaphylaxis in an infant and a child.

Explain how to administer first aid for an infant and a child with anaphylaxis.

This course is split into 2 Units. By the end of Unit 2 you will be able to

1.1 Describe types of fractures

1.2 Recognise suspected:

• Fractures

• Dislocations

• Sprains and strains

1.3 Administer first aid for suspected: as above (1.2)

2.1 Describe how to recognise suspected:

• Concussion

• Skull fracture

• Cerebral compression

• Spinal injury

2.2 Administer first aid for suspected: as above (2.1)

3.1 Identify conditions affecting the:

• eyes

• ears

• nose

3.2 Explain the action to take when conditions are identified

4.1 describe how to recognise:

• Sickle cell crisis

• Diabetic emergencies

• Asthma attack

• Allergic reaction

• Meningitis

• Febrile convulsions

4.2 Explain how to manage: as above (4.1)

5.1 describe how to recognise the effects of:

• extreme cold

• extreme heat

5.2 Explain how to manage the effects of: as above (5.1)

6.1 Explain how to safely manage an incident involving electricity

6.2 Describe first aid treatments for electric shock incidents

7.1 describe how to recognise the severity of:

• Burns

• Scalds

7.2 Explain how to manage: as above (7.1)

8.1 Identify the routes that poisonous substances take to enter the body

8.2 Identify sources of information for treating those affected by sudden poisoning

8.3 Explain how to manage sudden poisoning

9.1 Identify severity of bites and stings

9.2 Explain how to manage bites and stings

10.1 Explain how to administer first aid for:

• Small cuts

• grazes

• Bumps and bruises

• Small splinters

• nose bleeds

11.1 Identify what information needs to be recorded for illnesses, injuries and emergencies

11.2 describe how to record the information for illnesses, injuries and emergencies

11.3 Explain confidentiality procedures for recording, storing and sharing information

What will it cover?

Understand the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider.
Be able to assess an emergency situation safely.
Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is unresponsive and breathing normally.
Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is unresponsive and not breathing normally.
Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who has a foreign body airway obstruction Be able to provide first aid to an infant and a child with external bleeding.
Understand how to provide first aid to an infant and a child who is suffering from shock.
Understand how to provide first aid to an infant and a child with anaphylaxis.
Be able to administer first aid to an infant and a child with injuries to bones, joints and muscles.
Be able to administer first aid to an infant and a child with head and spinal injuries.
Understand how to administer first aid to an infant and a child with conditions affecting the eyes, ears and nose.
Understand how to administer emergency first aid to an infant and a child with a chronic medical condition or sudden illness.
Understand how to administer first aid to an infant and a child who is experiencing the effects of extreme heat or cold.
Understand how to administer first aid to an infant and a child who has sustained an electric shock.
Understand how to administer first aid to an infant and a child with burns or scalds.
Understand how to administer first aid to an infant and a child who has been poisoned.
Understand how to administer first aid to an infant and a child who has been bitten or stung.
Understand how to administer first aid to an infant and a child with minor injuries.
Understand how to complete records relating to illnesses, injuries and emergencies.

Further information

Green Cross Training
Provider:
Green Cross Training
Duration:
2 Days
Price:
-
Availability:
Scheduled dates
Course type:
Classroom
Locations:
Aberdeen, Ayr, Birmingham, Bournemouth, Bradford, Brampton, Brighton, Bristol, Bromsgrove, Cambridge, Cardiff, Carlisle, Chelmsford, Coventry, Crawley, Croydon, Darlington, Derby, Doncaster, Dundee, Edinburgh, Enfield, Exeter, Glasgow, Gloucester, Guildford, Halifax, Hamilton, Headcorn, High Wycombe, Hull, Ilford, Ilford, Essex, Inverness, Ipswich, Leeds, Leicester, Lincoln, Liverpool, London, Luton, Maidstone, Manchester, Milton Keynes, Newcastle, Northampton, Norwich, Nottingham, Oldham, Oxford, Peterborough, Plymouth, Portsmouth, Preston, Reading, Romford, Salisbury, Sheffield, Solihull, South Mimms, Southampton, Stoke On Trent, Sunderland, Swansea, Swindon, Telford, Truro, Walsall, Warrington, Watford, Witham, Wolverhampton, Wrexham, York

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Building 10, Candy Lane
Bothwell Bridge Business Park
Hamilton
ML3 0FD

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