Highfield Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF)

Highfield Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF)

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Description

This qualification is aimed at individuals wishing to gain the knowledge and skills required to enable them to provide effective emergency paediatric first aid. It is ideal for pre-school or nursery staff, toddler group volunteers and childminders. It is also suitable for parents, relatives and foster carers.

Topics include:

  • the roles and responsibilities of a paediatric first-aider
  • assessing an emergency situation safely
  • CPR and AED
  • administering first aid to a choking infant or child
  • putting casualty in the recovery position 
  • dealing with shock, bleeds, bites, stings and minor injuries