Paediatric first aid

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Paediatric first aid

Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child:

  • who is unresponsive and breathing normally, including child and infant resuscitation
  • who is unresponsive and not breathing normally
  • who has a foreign body airway obstruction
  • with external bleeding
  • with injuries to bones, joints and muscles.

Understand how to administer emergency first aid to an infant and a child with a chronic medical condition or sudden illness:

  • diabetic emergencies
  • asthma attack
  • allergic reaction
  • meningitis
  • febrile convulsions

Understand how to administer first aid to an infant and a child:

  • who is experiencing the effects of extreme heat and cold
  • who has sustained an electric shock
  • with burns or scalds
  • who has been poisoned
  • who has been bitten or stung
  • with minor injuries, including cuts, grazes, bumps and bruises, small splinters and nose bleeds
  • with conditions affecting the eyes, ears and nose
  • with head and spinal injuries
  • with anaphylaxis
  • who is suffering from shock.

Understand how to complete records relating to illnesses, injuries and emergencies.

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