Paediatric 1st Aid Training

Cardiac 1st Responder Training

All Childcare Staff should do this course. Certification is valid for 2 years.

Platinum Safety has designed this Paediatric 1st Aid course to provide staff working in childcare with training in First Aid for children while providing support to the First Aid Responder(FAR) within an organisation dealing with childcare or child supervision. This is a one day course providing childcare staff with training in First Aid for children.

This Paediatric 1st Aid course provided by Platinum Safety is available in Limerick, Cork, Waterford, Clare, Tipperary, Kerry, Galway Dublin and also available on request nationwide. It is ideal for creches and childcare facilities

Aim: The aim of our Paediatric 1st aid course is to provide training to staff employed in childcare or supervision who intends to fulfill a position of First Aider.

Training Objectives: On completion of this paediatric 1s aid  course participants will be able to:

  • Describe and demonstrate Paediatric First Aid
  • Describe the responsibilities of a First Aider
  • Understand and demonstrate essential life-saving skills
  • Identify and administer first aid to medical and Trauma emergencies
  • Identify risks to children in the home or workplace

Course Syllabus

  • Scene Assessment and Safety
  • Responsibilities of a First Aider
  • CPR for children and Infants
  • AED for adults and children
  • How to react in an emergency situation
  • Child and Infant Choking
  • Bleeding first aid
  • Dealing with unconscious Children and Infants
  • Febrile Seizures, Epilepsy, Diabetes, and Asthma
  • Meningitis
  • Poisoning
  • Fractures and soft tissue injuries
  • Burns first aid
  • Head Injuries and Eye Injuries