Baby & Child First Aid and Resus

HSH certificate of attendance

This short course will give parents, grandparents, baby sitters the confidence to be able to help should the need arise.  The course highlights the actions needed in order to deal with everyday incidents such as common childhood illness, head injuries and nose bleeds, to more serious life-threatening issues such as breathing difficulty or the unconscious child.

The course covers:

  • CPR /airway management
  • Unconscious patient – primary and secondary survey – recovery position
  • Burns and scalds
  • Fractures, sprains and strains
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Foreign objects – choking
  • Common childhood illnesses and conditions

The course will include practical demonstration and individual participation.

Note: For those working in childcare please see: Paediatric First Aid for Childcare Workers