TQUK Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF)

Description

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.

What you will learn

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:
o Mild
o 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

Further information

Green Cross Training
Provider:
Green Cross Training
Duration:
2 Days
Price:
POA
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

Contact Information

Green Cross Training

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

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