Blended Paediatric First Aid – elearning module

This elearning module has been designed to give learners the theoretical knowledge needed to accompany a practical face to face training day. It meets all EYFS/Ofsted requirements as well as those of CSSIW and Scottish Early Years.

Duration: Approximately 6 hours

Access: This online course can be completed on any PC or mobile device. Learners can study at their own pace and log in and out as often as they wish

Features:
1. Appeals to all learning styles with interactive quizzes, video and audio features
2. Allows learners to work at their own pace, testing their knowledge as they progress through the course
3. Provides a very thorough resource for those with English as a Second Language to equip them with the vocabulary, language skills and confidence to pass a practical course

Assessment: Self checks after each section of the course and an end of course multiple choice assessment*

Certification: On successful completion, learners can download a certificate as evidence that they have passed the course

Accreditation: This course has been approved by the CPD Accreditation Group and qualifies for 6 CPD points. It has been approved by the FAIB (First Aid Industry Body) and a number of Awarding Organisations (details on request)

*For enhanced quality assurance, it is strongly recommended that the elearning module is completed prior to the practical face to face training day to ensure that learners have the opportunity to ask their trainer any questions about what they have learned and so that the trainer can test learners’ knowledge in the classroom before issuing the Full Paediatric First Aid certificate

Description

Course content provides learners with the knowledge to:

  • Be able to assess an emergency situation and prioritise what action to take
  • Help a baby or child who is unresponsive and breathing normally
  • Help a baby or child who is unresponsive and not breathing normally
  • Help a baby or child who is having a seizure
  • Help a baby or child who is choking
  • Help a baby or child who is bleeding
  • Help a baby or child who is suffering from shock caused by severe blood loss (hypovolemic shock)
  • Help a baby or child who is suffering from anaphylactic shock
  • Help a baby or child who has had an electric shock
  • Help a baby or child who has burns or scalds
  • Help a baby or child who has a suspected fracture
  • Help a baby or child with head, neck or back injuries
  • Help a baby or child who is suspected of being poisoned
  • Help a baby or child with a foreign body in eyes, ears or nose
  • Help a baby or child with an eye injury
  • Help a baby or child with a bite or sting
  • Help a baby or child who is suffering from the effects of extreme heat or cold
  • Help a baby or child having: a diabetic emergency; an asthma attack; an allergic
    reaction; meningitis; and/or febrile convulsions
  • Understand the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider (including
    appropriate contents of a first aid box and the need for recording accidents and
    incidents)