Paediatric First Aid

Suitable for: Teachers, School Support Staff

Course code Keystages Presented by
PFA101 Foundation; KS1; KS2; KS3
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This two day training package meets the EYFS requirement that newly qualified early years staff must have either a full paediatric first aid (PFA) or an emergency PFA certificate before they can be included in the required adult: child ratios in an early years setting and includes:

• Interactive hands on practical training.
• Using First Aid Kits and Record Keeping.
• An easy to follow individual course booklet.
• A recognised Certificate valid for 3 years.

The content of this course covers being able to assess an emergency situation and prioritise what action to take in order to help a baby or child:

who is unresponsive and breathing normally
who is unresponsive and not breathing normally
who is having a seizure
who is choking
who is bleeding
who is suffering from shock caused by severe blood loss (hypovolemic shock)
who is suffering from anaphylactic shock
who has had an electric shock
who has burns or scalds
who has a suspected fracture
with head, neck or back injuries
who is suspected of being poisoned
with a foreign body in eyes, ears or nose
with an eye injury
with a bite or sting
who is suffering from the effects of extreme heat or cold
having: a diabetic emergency; an asthma attack; an allergic reaction; meningitis; and/or febrile convulsions

Understanding 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)

The day will include 2 x 15 minute breaks and a 30 minute lunch.

When delegates are booking on to the course, please enter your date of birth in the Special Requirements section.

** Further dates are available, please see PFA102**

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