First Aid for Parents & Grandparents

Course Details

This parent and grandparents course is to give parents and grandparents advice and training on prevention and emergency treatments of common Paediatric Emergencies. This course aims to provide practical and simple treatments that are proven to save lives.  In addition it simplifies the best care pathway to seek help during a stressful and frightening time when a child becomes unwell.  The course is delivered by Paediatric trained Paramedics and will include both practical and theoretical aspects.

Benefits to you

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

  • Identify an infant 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

  • Infant Resuscitation (ERC 2015) – Practical
  • Child Resuscitation (ERC 2015) – Practical
  • Infant Choking (ERC 2015) – Practical
  • Child Choking (ERC 2015) – Practical
  • Febrile Convulsions / Fitting
  • Fever
  • Breathing Problems – Epiglottis, Croup
  • Minor Injuries fractures/wounds
  • Burns
  • Meningitis
  • Allergic Manifestations

Who should attend?

Parents and Grandparents.