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Hsis Early Years - Paediatric First Aid for Early Years Providers - Must attend both sessions

16/11/2021 09:30 - 16:00

Level: All

This 12 hour face-to-face course held over 2 days is delivered by K's Aid. The course is accredited by reputable awarding bodies.

You will be able to recognise:
Being Safe – best practice including prevention of cross-infection
Vital Signs – temperature, colour, pulse, breathing, level of consciousness
Incident Handling – a systematic approach to problem solving & decision making
Unconsciousness – managing the unconscious casualty to ensure a safe airway, including Seizures
CPR & Choking – dealing with the non-breathing casualty, including drowning
Wounds & Bleeding – dealing with external & internal bleeding and shock
Minor Injuries – small cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns and scalds, small splinters
Major Injuries – injuries to various bones including suspected head injuries, spinal injuries and chest injuries
Eye, Ears & Nose – how to manage an infant with foreign bodies in their eyes, ears or nose, including how to irrigate an eye
Common Medical Issues – including asthma, diabetes, and sickle cell anaemia
Sudden Illness – how to recognise and manage, including meningitis and febrile convulsions
Extreme Heat & Cold – how to recognise and treat the effects
Burns & Scalds – how to recognise and treat based on severity, including electric shock incidents
Bites, Stings & Poisons – including dealing with anaphylactic shock
Record Keeping – recording incidents and actions
First Aid Regulations – some awareness including First Aid kits

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