Child Emergency Aid Course

Course Details

To give parents and carers of children advice and training on prevention, and emergency treatments of common Child medical and trauma related Emergencies.  In addition this Child Emergency Aid course incorporates Child Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and elements from course OMS 051.
This course aims to provide practical and simple treatments that are proven to improve recovery and save lives.  In addition it simplifies the best care pathway to seek help during a stressful and frightening time when a child is hurt or becomes unwell.  The Child Emergency Aid course is delivered by Paediatric trained Paramedics with  experience of pre-hospital emergency care between them, and will include both practical and theoretical aspects.

Benefits to you

On completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify a Child who is in Cardiac Arrest
  • Provide effective Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Improve the Patient’s chance of survival
  • Manage common Medical and Trauma conditions
  • Find the right treatment pathway

Course Contents

  • Management of an Unconscious Patient
  • Identifying Cardiac Arrest
  • Effective Chest Compressions
  • Airway Management – Rescue Breathing
  • Recovery Position
  • After event management
  • Febrile Convulsions / Fitting
  • Fever
  • Breathing Problems
  • Minor Injuries fractures/wounds
  • Burns
  • Meningitis
  • Allergic Manifestations
  • Treatment routes available

Who should attend?

Parents, relatives and carer’s of children.  Also, those who organise or participate in activities involving children.