Absolute Safety

Training Program Title : Paediatric First Aid

Aim: To provide each participant with the necessary skills to provide immediate treatment to a person who has been injured or taken suddenly ill, prior to the arrival of the medical services (Ambulance or Doctor). To provide treatment to an injured / ill person where no further medical treatment is required.

Methodology: Interactive, Practical and theoretical.

Delivery: 8 hours (1day)

Number of Tutors: 1 Tutor

Maximum Number of Participants: 12

Target Audience: Parents, Grandparents, Babysitters, Childcare Staff

Main Topics Covered:

  • CPR & AED
  • Patient Assessment.
  • Altered Levels of Consciousness. (Diabetes, fainting, Shock, hypothermia).
  • Treatment of FBAO (Obstructed airway, Choking, Infantile Convulsions).
  • Musculoskeletal Injuries (Head, Neck, Spinal Injuries, Crush Injuries).
  • Wounds & Bleeding (Chest and abdominal injuries).
  • Respiratory Emergencies (Asthma).
  • Anaphylaxis.
  • Dealing with common Injuries in Childcare setting.
  • Scene / Incident Management.

Qualification: Upon successful completion of the course (Written & Practical Assessment) each participant will receive a First Aid Certificate valid for two years.