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Paediatric First Aid Fostering
Paediatric First Aid Fostering

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This online course can only be used for theory purposes and does not mean you can deliver first aid if you have not got in place current first aid face to face training

This comprehensive course is perfect for anyone working with, or caring for, babies and children. The course will give you the skills to help a sick or injured child, prior to the arrival of emergency services. The course is specifically designed for foster carers.

The main learning objectives of the course are as follows:

  1. To know the role of a first aider - accident reporting and the first aid box
  2. To understand action planning in an emergency
  3. To be aware of primary and secondary assessments
  4. To know how to put someone into the recovery position
  5. To know how to administer resuscitation (CPR), and know the correct action for choking
  6. To know how to handle various injuries - head injuries, allergic reactions, shock, etc.
  7. To know the correct treatment for bleeding, shock, burns, sprains, strains, fractures, etc.
  8. To know how to deal with eye, nose, and ear obstructions
  9. To be aware of childhood conditions - asthma and respiratory infections, diabetes, sickle-cell anaemia, meningitis, etc.

This course meets the Training, Support, and Development Standards as outlined in The Fostering Services (England) Regulations 2011.

Should you have 5 or more learners requiring this training please consider the face to face option we offer.

Should you wish to discuss your needs before making a booking, please call 0800 774 7874

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1 Credit
  • Course Badge
  • Course Certificate
  • Includes Extensive Handbook
  • Includes LOR – Learning Outcome Report
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