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Emergency Paediatric First Aid (In Person Training)

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Event code FC 22/002 
Event description

*Please note this is an 'In Person' training taking place at St Andrew's Church Centre, Ealing*

To have an understanding of the basic first aid procedures that can be used with children in an emergency. 



This course is linked to the Training, Support & Development Standards for Foster Care, Standard 3.3d It is also linked to the National Minimum Standards for Fostering Services, Standard 6.7 ‘Foster carers receive sufficient training on health and hygiene issues and first aid, with particular emphasis on health promotion and communicable diseases’

Training objectives

By the end of the course participants will have learned the first aid procedures for dealing with the following:

1. The unconscious child

2. Checking vital signs (airway, breathing, circulation)

3. Recovery position

4. Mouth–to–mouth and combining mouth-to-mouth with chest compressions

5. Airway and breathing difficulties (choking, asthma, crushed chest)

6. Circulation (how it works) and circulation disorders (fainting, shock)

7. Head injuries & burns

8. Severe and minor bleeding

9. Precautions (gloves, tetanus, HIV/Hep B awareness)

Subject areas Health & Safety
Target audience Foster Carers
Venue St Andrew's Church Centre, Mount Park Road, W5 2RS map
Admin contact Training Social Care (
Event Commissioner Training Social Care (
Course Costs
Standard cost£0.00
Start date Thursday 24 February 2022
Times 10:00 - 13:00
End date Friday 25 February 2022
Number of sessions This event has 2 sessions. Click here to view session information.