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Paediatric First Aid

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Course Content:

Introduction

  • The Definition of a First Aider

  • The Aims of First Aid

  • Rescuer Protection

  • First Aid Kit

  • Reporting Accidents

Safety and Casualty Care

  • SAFE

  • Primary Care - Life Cycle

Basic Life Support (BLS)

  • Chain of Survival

  • Extreme Bleeds

  • Bleeding Control

  • Haemostatic Dressing Application

  • Tourniquet Application

  • Adult Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

  • Child and Infant CPR

  • The Recovery Position

  • Automated External Defibrillation (AED)

  • Adult and Child Choking

  • Infant Choking

Medical Conditions

  • Shock

  • Heart Attack

  • Stroke

  • Seizures and Epilepsy

  • Allergic Reaction and Anaphylaxis

  • Diabetes

  • Asthma

  • Heat Exhaustion and Heatstroke

  • Hypothermia

  • Poisoning

  • Febrile Seizures

  • Sickle Cell Anaemia

  • Croup

  • Meningitis

Injury Conditions

  • Chest Injuries

  • Suspected Spinal Injuries

  • Electric Shock

  • Head Injuries - Minor and Severe

  • Eye Injuries

  • Fractures and Dislocations

  • Sprains and Strains

  • Burns and Scalds

  • Small Cuts, Grazes and Bites

  • Bruises

  • Small Splinters

  • Nosebleeds

  • Foreign Objects in the Ear or Nose

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