Paediatric First Aid - Folkestone
Paediatric First Aid - Folkestone

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East Kent College

Shorncliffe Road

Folkestone, United Kingdom

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This Paediatric First Aid course is ideal for individuals who work with or care for children. The course is designed to give each delegate a basic understannding of how to identify and handle paediatric illness and first aid emergencies.

This is a two day course. Delegates are required to attend both dates.

Course Content  

  • Assessing the Situation and Circumstances   
  • Recognising the symptoms of major illness and providing the apropriate first aid
  • Administering first aid to an unconcious casualty
  • Administering first aid to a choking casualty
  • Administering first aid to a wounded casualty
  • Administering first aid to a casualty with epilepsy, asthma and diabetes.
  • CPR
  • Shock including anaphylactic shock
  • Burns and Scolds
  • Muscular and Skeletal Injuries
  • Eye Injuries
  • Bites and Stings
  • The effects of Heat and Cold
  • Sudden Poisoning

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course the participant will be able to deliver safe, prompt and effective first aid to children.


Please check the following documents prior to attending

First Aid Process

Course Criteria 

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NB: This course meets Ofsted's requirements as defined in the statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage 2014 and the Child Care Register Guide.

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