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First Aid For Babies And Children In Birmingham

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Not knowing what to do in a medical emergency is any parent's worst nightmare, so find a first aid course here.

Whether you are a parent or work with children on a daily basis, having the skills to save a life are vital. In Birmingham, parents and carers of young children in the home and those who work with children at a professional level can take part in a first aid course designed specifically to help babies and children, with a number of training providers operating across the city.



St John Ambulance
Website: http://www.sja.org.uk

This two-day Paediatric First Aid course is designed for people working with young children and focuses on emergency scenarios faced by people caring for infants and children at nurseries, pre-schools and childminders. The course meets the OFSTED Early Years and Childcare Register requirements.

The course covers the following:
First aid for a child who is unresponsive and breathing normally, including child and infant resuscitation
An unresponsive child not breathing normally
Foreign body airway obstructions
External bleeding
Injuries to bones, joints and muscles
Dealing with the effects of extreme heat and cold
Electric shock
Burns or scalds
Poisoning
Bites or stings
Minor injuries, including cuts, grazes, bumps and bruises, small splinters and nose bleeds
Conditions affecting the eyes, ears and nose
Head and spinal injuries
Anaphylaxis
Shock

The course also teaches how to provide emergency first aid to an infant and a child with a chronic or sudden illness, such as:
Sickle cell crisis
Diabetic emergencies
Asthma attack
Allergic reaction
Meningitis
Febrile convulsions

Image: St John Ambulance Facebook page


British Red Cross Society – First Aid For Baby And Child
Website: https://www.redcrossfirstaidtraining.co.uk

The British Red Cross Society runs both one-day course for parents and also a paediatric first aid course for people who work with children. The First Aid For Baby And Child course has been designed for parents, grandparents, carers, expectant parents, family members and babysitters – anyone who cares for young children in the home but not in a professional capacity.

The Paediatric First Aid Course is designed for people who work with children. Each course aims to give parents the skills and knowledge to know what to do in a range of childhood emergencies. Through practical, hands-on learning, the course covers:

How to deal with an emergency
Choking
An unresponsive child who is breathing
An unresponsive child who is not breathing (cardiopulmonary resuscitation –CPR)
Fever and febrile seizures
Seizures
Head injury
Burns
Severe allergic reaction
A child who has swallowed something harmful
Heavy bleeding and nosebleeds
Asthma attacks
Meningitis
Broken bones, strains and sprains



Le Breton, Birmingham
Website: http://lebreton.co.uk/paediatric-first-aid/

The Paediatric First Aid Course is a two day course recommended by OFSTED and designed for people who look after babies and children up to the early teen years. It meets the standards for Paediatric First Aid Training for the revised Early Years Foundation Stage.

The course covers the following:
Assess and prioritise a first aid incident
Deal with an unconscious child or baby
Control bleeding and manage shock
Manage choking
Incident reporting
Treat burns and scalds
Deal with asthma and hyperventilation
Deal with head injuries, seizures and febrile convulsions
Recognise and deal with fractures to upper and lower body
Managing neck and spinal injuries,
Deal with poisoning including anaphylactic shock
Recognise and deal with a range of common injuries and illnesses

Tigerlily First Aid Training
Website: https://tigerlilytraining.co.uk

Tigerlily Training runs a range of paediatric first aid courses for people who work with children, such as the Full Paediatric First Aid (Blended Learning) which is a 12 hour course that is taught with a qualified trainer and via an online interactive e-learning module.

The Full Paediatric First Aid (Two Days Classroom Training) course is run over two days in a classroom environment. Both courses are suitable for anyone working with children from birth to 8 years and meet the OFSTED and EYFS guidelines.

Image: Tigerlily Training


First Response First Aid
Website: https://www.firstresponsefirstaid.co.uk

First Response First Aid provides a range of first aid courses for parents and those who work with children. The Children and Babies Emergency First Aid is a 3-hour course that is ideal for parents and grandparents who look after babies and children at home and who need basic first aid training. The course covers the following:

Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
Unconsciousness
Recovery position
Choking
Croup
Infantile convulsions
Meningitis

The Paediatric First Aid course is a 12-hour course run over two days that is designed for those who work or intend to work in a childcare setting. It meets OFSTED first aid requirements for early years teachers, nursery workers and childminders. The course teaches participants the following:

How to assess an emergency situation and prioritise what action to take
How to treat a baby or child who is unresponsive and breathing normally
Treatment for a baby or child who is unresponsive and not breathing normally
Treatment for seizures
Choking
Treat bleeding
Shock caused by severe blood loss (hypovolemic shock)
Anaphylactic shock
Electric shock
Burns or scalds
Suspected fractures
Treat head, neck or back injuries
Suspected poisoning
Treatment of foreign bodies in eyes, ears or nose
Treatment of eye injuries
Treatment of bites and stings
Treatment of effects of extreme heat or cold
How to help a baby or child having: a diabetic emergency; an asthma attack; an allergic reaction; meningitis; and/or febrile convulsions
How to understand the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider (including appropriate contents of a first aid box and the need for recording accidents and incidents)

The Emergency Paediatric First Aid course is a stand-alone qualification matching the content of the first unit of the 2-day Paediatric First Aid course. It is a 6 hour course that is ideal for anyone who cares for infants and children, including parents, guardians, grandparents or those who work with infants and children in a professional capacity. This course covers the following:

How to assess an emergency situation and prioritise what action to take
Treatment of a baby or child who is unresponsive and breathing normally
Treatment of a baby or child who is unresponsive and not breathing normally
How to treat a seizure
Choking
Bleeding
Treating a baby or child who is suffering from shock caused by severe blood loss (hypovolemic shock)



Eyears
Website: http://eyears.co.uk

The Paediatric First Aid Course is designed for people working with children and babies in a professional manner and satisfies the guidelines and criteria as defined by OFSTED and the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS). It covers the following:

What is First Aid?
Responsibilities of the First Aider
Assessing and prioritising
Disorders of respiration and airway obstruction
Treatment of an unconscious casualty
Principles of resuscitation
Recognition and treatment of head injuries
Fractures, joints, muscle and spinal injuries
Control of bleeding and treatment for shock
Burns and scalds
Poisoning
Allergies, asthma, anaphylaxis, diabetes, epilepsy, febrile convulsions, meningitis

Learning to deal with an emergency situation and save a life could be the best decision you have ever made. Enrol today and learn these valuable life saving skills.




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