Paediatric First Aid
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SQA Paediatric First Aid SCQF Level 6 Unit 1 Title: Paediatric Emergency First Aid Unit 2 Title: Managing Paediatric Illness and Injury. DESCRIPTION Paediatric First Aid Course. This Paediatric First Aid Course has been developed for those who are working with children and infants. It will be of particular interest to teachers, child minders, crèche assistants, playgroup personnel and anyone else who has a responsibility for their welfare whilst in your care. It is ideal for individuals who are responsible for children and infants, who wish to gain a nationally accredited Level 5 Award. This two-day course on Paediatric First Aid satisfies the guidelines and criteria as laid down by the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and OFSTED. In order to obtain this qualification, you must attend both days and complete the two units of accreditation. Topics Covered: Unit 1 - Responsibilities and reporting - Resuscitation - Shock - Assessment of the situation - Minor injuries - Epilepsy - Dealing with an unresponsive casualty - Anaphylaxis - Wounds and bleeding Unit 2 - Responsibilities and reporting - Resuscitation - Fainting - Assessment of the situation - Head injuries - Choking - Dealing with an unresponsive casualty - Diabetes - Fractures - Infantile convulsions - Foreign bodies - Meningitis - Control of bleeding and shock - Anaphylaxis - Burns - Eye injuries - Heat and cold - Asthma - Sickle cell anaemia DURATION A minimum of 12 hours makes up these two units consisting of theoretical and practical work. CERTIFICATION Paediatric First Aid Course assessment is on-going by the instructor in respect of the student’s practical skills and there will be multiple choice question paper to answer in respect of their knowledge. A three year SQA certificate will be issued subject to assessment.
There are no formal entry requirements however Candidates must be physically able to carry out procedures required to meet assessment criteria.