First Aid For Children Aged 6-12 (Add-On)

First Aid

Who should attend?

All schools staff who hold a First Aid at Work Qualification or a 2 day Paediatric First Aid Certificate who need to provide basic first aid to older children aged 6-12.

Course aim

To enable staff to provide basic first aid to 6-12 year olds.

Learning objectives

By the end of the course, delegates will be able to administer first aid to children aged 6-12 years for a range of common first aid conditions.

Course content
  • Know how to cope with an emergency with a child
  • Understand the different procedures for treatment of older/younger casualties
  • Preparation (danger, calling for help, location, useful equipment, medication, information from parents)
  • Communication
  • Observation (colour, personality change, temperature change)
  • Managing an Incident (casualty care)
  • The unconscious child - checking vital signs
  • The recovery position for older children
  • Rescue breaths and CPR for older children
  • Procedure for dealing with an older child who is choking
  • Checking vital signs in an older child
  • Meningitis - recognition and treatment
  • Dependent on time and the group (some/all of the following may be included) - Nose
  • Bleeds/Poisons/Asthma/Electric Shock/Shock/Head Injuries/Diabetic Emergency/Croup/Sickle Cell/Extreme Heat/Cold/Burns/Eye Injuries etc.
  • Open forum

It is recommended that you renew your certificate every 3 years.

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