Learners will gain an awareness of the first aid that may be required in emergency situations when working with children. They will demonstrate how to respond appropriately to a variety of first aid situations and participate in practical demonstration of skills.
At the end of the session the learner will be able to:
- Explain the importance of first aid in moral and legal terms
- Identify ways in which they can contribute effectively to the first aid response of their organisation
- Demonstrate a variety of practical first aid skills
Duration: 3 hours
- The definition and purpose of ‘first aid’ ( The First Aid at Work Regulations 1981)
- What are a first aider’s roles, responsibilities and limitations?
- The permitted contents and maintenance of a first aid kit (BS-8599)
- Planning for emergencies at work and during external activities
- Completing accident report forms and RIDDOR 2013 requirements
- Human physiology
- Common accidents associated with children
- Practical demonstration of skills including:
- Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR),
- Recovery position,
- The treatment of choking,
- The treatment of bleeds and hypovolemic shock.