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Paediatric First Aid (EPFA) (6 hours)

This course is designed for personnel working in an environment with infants and young children (this may include childminders, nurseries, pre-school, primary school and after-school club staff).

The course is recognised by Ofsted for Early Years and childcare registration and covers a full range of emergency scenarios for infants and young children. Ofsted states that at least one person in the childcare setting must hold the full Paediatric first aid certificate and all childminders must also hold the certificate.

The course can be delivered over 2 days or multiple shorter sessions.

Learning Outcomes & Assessment criteria:

1: Emergency Paediatric First Aid.

  1. Be able to assess an incident involving an Infant and Child.
  2. Be able to manage an Infant and Child who is unresponsive and NOT breathing normally.
  3. Be able to provide first aid to an unresponsive and breathing normally Infant and Child.
  4. Be able to manage an Infant and Child who is having a seizure.
  5. Recognise and assist an Infant and Child who is choking.
  6. Manage an Infant and Child with external bleeding.
  7. Manage an Infant and Child who is in shock (from severe blood loss).

2: Managing Paediatric Illness and Injury.

  1. Understand the roles and responsibility of a First Aider.
  2. Be able to administer First Aid to a casualty with Anaphylaxis.
  3. Manage an Infant and Child who has had an electric shock.
  4. Know how to provide First Aid to an Infant and Child with burns or scalds.
  5. Be able to provide first aid to an Infant and Child with a suspected fracture or dislocation.
  6. Be able to provide First Aid to an Infant and Child with a Head, Neck or Back injury.
  7. Be able to administer first aid to an Infant and Child with sudden poisoning.
  8. Know how to provide First Aid to an Infant and Child with a foreign body in eyes, ears and nose.
  9. Know how to provide First Aid to an Infant and Child with an eye injury.
  10. Know how to provide First Aid to an Infant and Child who has been bitten or stung.
  11. Know how to provide First Aid to an Infant and Child who is experiencing the effects of extreme heat or cold.
  12. Know how to provide First Aid to an Infant and Child with a chronic medical condition.

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