Paediatric First Aid

Suitable for: Teachers, School Support Staff

Course code Keystages Presented by
PFA102 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 PFA101**

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