First Aid for Early Learning & Childcare Workers (external workforce)

Paediatric First Aid

Designed for Early Learning & Childcare Workers from Private Nurseries, Playgroups, Out of School Care settings, Child Minders etc.

PLEASE NOTE THAT COURSES HSL024 AND HSL025 ARE NOW FULLY BOOKED. 

Benefits of attending:

This 2 session practical based, informative course will equip you to deal with all the basic skills of First Aid in your workplace. It focuses on the injuries and ailments that are most likely to affect children. The certificate issued on completion of the course is valid for three years.

Outline Programme:

Day 1 

  • Aims of First Aid
  • Responsibilities & Priorities
  • Possible causes of accidents to children
  • Accident Statistics
  • Injuries to children around the home
  • Recovery Position (practical)
  • Secondary Survey (practical)
  • Child C.P.R. (practical)
  • Miscellaneous Conditions (Earache, Toothache, Drowning etc.)
  • Sprains & Strains (practical)
  • Poisoning
  • Head Injuries
  • Fractures (practical)

Day 2

  • Major Illness (Diabetes, Meningitis, Asthma, Epilepsy, Appendicitis, etc.)
  • Choking Baby & Child (Practical on training manikin)
  • Baby C.P.R. (practical)
  • Extremes of Temperature (Hypothermia, Frostbite, Heatstroke, Heat Exhaustion)
  • Burns
  • Contents of a First Aid Box
  • Wounds & Bleeding (practical)
  • Shock Accident
  • Report
  • Childhood Ailments (Chickenpox, Mumps, Measles, etc.)
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Spinal Injuries (practical)

Training is delivered by Halls First Aid Training

Dates for Session 2016/17

03/09/2016 HSL024 First Aid for Childcarers 1 of 2 9.00 – 4.00 Musselburgh East Community Learning Centre
10/09/2016 HSL024 First Aid for Childcarers 2 of 2 9.00 – 4.00 Musselburgh East Community Learning Centre
04/11/2016 HSL031 First Aid for Childcarers 1 of 2 9.00 – 4.00 Pennypitt Centre, Prestonpans
11/11/2016 HSL031 First Aid for Childcarers 2 of 2 9.00 – 4.00 Pennypitt Centre, Prestonpans
29/10/2016 HSL025 First Aid for Childcarers 1 of 2 9.00 – 4.00 Musselburgh East Community Learning Centre
05/11/2016 HSL025 First Aid for Childcarers 2 of 2 9.00 – 4.00 Musselburgh East Community Learning Centre
19/11/2016 HSL032 First Aid for Childcarers 1 of 2 9.00 – 4.00 Musselburgh East Community Learning Centre
26/11/2016 HSL032 First Aid for Childcarers 2 of 2 9.00 – 4.00 Musselburgh East Community Learning Centre

To book a place on any of the above dates please e-mail staffdevelopmentecs@eastlothian.gov.uk quoting the appropriate reference number, name of staff wishing to book, their position and personal e-mail address

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