Emergency Paediatric First Aid Level 3

Pediatric first aid

This qualification specification outlines the key information related to the Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First aid. This qualification provides the knowledge and skills for firstaiders working in early years environments. Learners will gain the knowledge, skills and understanding of emergency paediatric first aid as outlined by the Department of Education, September 2016. This is a qualification that indicate an individual can undertake a specific role in the workplace and that may be relied upon by employers.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider
  • Be able to assess an emergency situation safely
  • Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is unresponsive and breathing normally
  • Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is unresponsive and not breathing normally
  • Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is choking
  • Be able to provide first aid to an infant and a child with external bleeding
  • Be able to provide first aid to an infant and a child who is suffering from shock
  • Understand how to administer first aid to an infant and a child with bites, stings and minor injuries

Learning Outcomes

All courses use various methods of engagement including Presentations, Q and A, Case studies, Group discussions, Short Films and Course hand-outs.

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