Paediatric First Aid 6 Hour | Paediatric First Aid 6 Hour – The First Aid Zone

Paediatric First Aid 6 Hour

This course offers an insight into first aid for babies and children for those who do not require the 12hr course. It is great for those who supervise young children i.e babysitters or voluntary workers. It is also gives valuable knowledge to parents who wish to gain the skills and confidence they may one day need to deal with an emergency involving their children.

Maximum of 12 delegates

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What’s involved?

This is a 1 day course which has 6 hours of teaching included. However, this can be offered as a 2 x 3 hour sessions.

What is covered in this course?

Primary Care

  • The role of the First Aider
  • The First Aid kit
  • D.R.A.B.C
  • ABCD’s
  • Scene safety
  • Barrier use – gloves
  • Barrier use – face shields
  • Initial assessment
  • Recovery position
  • Adult one rescuer CPR
  • Adult CPR handover
  • Compression only CPR adult
  • Drowning
  • Adult choking conscious
  • Adult choking becoming unresponsive
  • Serious bleeding
  • Shock
  • Spinal injury

Secondary Care – Injury

  • Wounds and dressings
  • Embedded objects
  • Burns and scalds
  • Temperature related illnesses
  • Internal bleeding
  • Electrical injuries
  • The respiratory system
  • Anaphylactic shock
  • Seizures and epilepsy
  • Heart attack

Child Specific Subjects

  • Differences in treating children
  • Reasons why children get hurt
  • Barrier use and children
  • Definition of a child and an infant
  • Infant CPR
  • Child CPR
  • Infant choking
  • Child choking
  • Sickle cell
  • Meningitis
  • Febrile convulsions
  • Croup


Those that attend the course will receive a certificate from The First Aid Zone, which is valid for 3 years.

To Book a Course

To book this course please complete the form on the Contact Page, or, call us on 01425 279620.

Please read the terms and conditions before booking

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