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2 Day Paediatric First Aid Course Fulfilling Ofsted Criteria 26th June 2017

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The QA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) qualification is ideal for those who work or intend to work in a childcare setting as it is been specifically designed to fulfil Ofsted’s first aid requirements for early years teachers, nursery workers and childminders. The qualification is also for people who work with or look after children, enabling them to have a basic knowledge of how to deal with paediatric first aid situations, illnesses, injuries and emergencies.

Course Content

The QA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) has 2 units that Learners are required to complete in order to achieve the qualification.


Unit 1: Emergency Paediatric First Aid

By the end of the course learners will be able to;

  • Explain the role and responsibilities of a paediatric first aider
  • Explain how to minimise the risk of infection to self and others
  • Identify when to use personal protection equipment when providing first aid
  • Identify contents of a paediatric first aid kit
  • Identify the need to complete an accident report/incident record
  • Define an infant and a child for the purposes of first aid treatment
  • Conduct a scene survey
  • Conduct a primary survey on an infant and a child
  • Identify when to call for help
  • Place an infant and a child in the recovery position
  • Continually monitor an infant and a child whilst they are in the recovery position
  • Assist an infant and a child who is experiencing a seizure
  • Identify when to administer Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) to an unresponsive infant and an unresponsive child who is not breathing
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  • Administer CPR using an infant and a child manikin
  • Identify when choking is:
    • Mild
    • Severe
  • Administer first aid to an infant and a child who is choking
  • Explain the types and severity of bleeding in infants and children
  • Control external bleeding
  • Recognise an infant or a child who is suffering from hypovolaemic shock
  • Administer first aid to an infant or child who is suffering from hypovolaemic shock
  • Explain how to administer first aid for:
    • Bite
    • Stings
    • Small cuts
    • Grazes
    • Bumps and bruises
    • Small splinters
    • Nose bleeds

Unit 2: Managing paediatric illness, injuries and emergencies

  • Describe types of fractures
  • Recognise suspected fractures
  • Administer first aid for suspected fractures:
  • Describe how to recognise suspected:
    • Head injury
    • Neck or back injury
  • Administer first aid for suspected:
    • Head injury
    • Neck or back injury
  • Explain how to administer first aid for an infant or child with a foreign body in the:
    • Eye
    • Ear
    • Nose
  • Explain how to administer first aid for an infant or child with an eye, injury
  • Describe how to recognise:
    • Diabetic emergencies
    • Asthma attack
    • Allergic reaction
    • Meningitis
    • Febrile convulsions
  • Explain how to manage:
    • Diabetic emergency
    • Asthma attack
    • Allergic reaction
    • Meningitis
    • Febrile convulsions
  • Describe how to recognise the effects of:
    • Extreme cold
    • Extreme heat
  • Explain how to manage the effects of:
    • Extreme cold
    • Extreme heat
  • Explain how to safely manage an incident involving electricity
  • Describe how to administer first aid for electric shock incidents
  • Describe how to recognise the severity of:
    • Burns
    • Scalds
  • Explain how to administer first aid for:
    • Burns
    • Scalds
  • Identify how poisonous substances can enter the body
  • Explain how to administer first aid for sudden poisoning
  • List common triggers for anaphylaxis
  • Describe how to recognise anaphylaxis in an infant and a child
  • Explain how to administer first aid for an infant and a child with anaphylaxis

The qualification and learning outcomes are based on the recommendations of:

  • The Resuscitation Council (UK)
  • Skills for Health Assessment Principles for First Aid Qualifications

Certification

  • Successful Learners will receive a QA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) certificate as well a plastic aide memoire.
  • Certificates are Ofqual regulated
  • ​This qualification valid for 3 years
  • The Learner needs to re-take the qualification and the assessments before the end of the 3 years to remain qualified.
  • On the day all learners will receive a Milz Training Certificate of Attendance at the end of the course outlining achieved CPD hours.

For more information please visit www.milztraining.com

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