“Informal way of delivering the content. Fun/relaxed. Tailored to suit our needs. Brilliant, I thoroughly enjoyed the day” … Deborah, Deputy Headteacher, Stanwell Fields School.
Who this training is for…
This course is aimed at teachers, teaching assistants and other school staff, who need the knowledge and skills of a first aider in any school or college setting, where an illness or emergency may occur. It is relevant to children of any age. Students must be able to carry out the practical elements detailed in the course outline. The learning is assessed in a range of practical exercises and during class discussion.
Class Size – up to 12 students. Larger groups by arrangement.
Course Duration: 6 hours contact time
Students will be able to…
- Explain the role and responsibilities of a first aider in a school setting
- Specify accident reporting requirements
- Conduct a primary survey of an infant and a child
- Place an infant and a child into the recovery position
- Assist an infant and a child experiencing a seizure
- Deliver CPR to an unresponsive infant and a child who is not breathing normally
- Demonstrate use of defibrillator to help a child who is unresponsive and not breathing normally
- Administer first aid to an infant and a child who is choking
- Render first aid to an infant and a child who is bleeding externally
- Provide first aid to an infant and a child who is suffering from hypovelemic shock
- Demonstrate use of an auto-injector to help a child who is suffering from a severe allergic reaction (anaphylaxis)
- Help a child who is suffering from a head injury.
- Recognise and support a child suffering from a fever and serious medical conditions e.g. meningitis.
- Detail the first aid required for an infant and a child suffering from a range of minor injuries and conditions e.g. soft tissue injuries, nose bleeds.