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Health and Safety Awareness

Course Details:

Phoenix Health and Safety will bring you a practical up-to-date Paediatric first aid training course for parents and carers of babies and young children.  Our Training team of instructors are made of Paramedics and Paediatric nurses who are certified by the Occupational First Aid Assessment Agency and registered Occupational First Aid instructor with the Health and Safety Authority

 

Aim:

A practical up-to-date Paediatric first aid training course to provide training for parents, carers and all who have an interest in child welfare.

 

Training Objectives:

On completion of this course participants will be able to:

  • Describe and demonstrate Paediatric First Aid
  • Understand and demonstrate essential life saving skills
  • Identify and administer first aid to medical and Trauma emergencies
  • Identify risks to children in the home and workplace
  • Course Overview
  • Responsibilities of a First Aider
  • Accident scene management - Common home accidents / incidents, assessing the seriousness and action required
  • Self Protection/ Infection/ Vaccination
  • Scene Assessment and Safety
  • CPR for adults, children and Infants
  • AED for adults and children
  • How to react in an emergency situation
  • Child and Infant Choking and airway management
  • Control of Bleeding 
  • Head Injuries and Eye Injuries
  • Dealing with unconscious Children and Infants
  • Febrile Seizures, Epilepsy, Diabetes and Asthma
  • Temperature management
  • Medical Ilness including :Meningitis, Febrile Convulsions
  • Chemical Burns and Poisoning
  • Electrical shock & Home safety
  • Fractures and soft tissue injuries
  • Treatment of Burns and scalds

 

Useful Advice: dealing with unwell children, including vomiting, diarrhoea, giving medication, accident recovery and First Aid kits

 

Course Duration: ½  Day

 

Certification:  All participants will receive a certificate of attendance. 

 

Refresher course is recommended every 2 years

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