Emergency First Aid for Parents & Carers
This course is intended for parents and other caregivers of children and provides the skills and understanding to provide emergency First Aid for life threatening injuries and illnesses with an emphases on the more common injuries and illnesses relating to infants and young children.
How long does it run for?
7-8 hours (face to face).
What will I learn?
The particular topics covered by the course include:
Responsibilities and reporting
Assessment of the situation
Control of bleeding
Burns and shock
Care of the unconscious person
Special techniques for children and infants
Breathing emergencies including choking and asthma
Common childhood illnesses
Do I need to have completed previous training?
There are no prerequisites.
The recognised industry standard to maintain current competency for this course to be refreshed every 3 years with the CPR component refreshed every 12 months.
Students will be assessed through the demonstration of practical skills, participation in role plays, analysis of case studies and a written quiz.
On successful completion of this course, students will be issued with a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment.
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