Severn Valley Training and Medical

For all your medical cover, first aid, health and social care training needs

This course meets and exceeds the requirements laid down by Ofsted and SureStart for

people needing a 2 day 12 contact hour first aid course for Adult, infant and child. This group includes childminders and carers.

 

Duration

 It is 12 contact hours and conducted over a minimum of 2 days

 

 You will learn the skills listed below:


Initial Care

 

  • Planning for First Aid Emergencies
  • Dealing with Emergencies
  • Activating the Emergency Services and identifying the need to call the EMS
  • First Aid kits and accident reporting
  • Unconscious but Breathing (Recovery Position)
  • Resuscitation Procedures Appropriate to the Age of the Children being cared for
  • Adult, Infant and Child CPR
  • Drowning
  • Choking and becoming unconscious after choking

 

Recognising and Responding Appropriately to

 

• Spinal Injury

• Shock

• Injury and Illness assessment

• Anaphylactic Shock                                                                                

• Electric Shock

• Serious Bleeding and minor bleeding

• Burns and Scalds

• Suspected Fractures

• Head, Neck and Back Injuries

• Cases of Poisoning      

• Foreign Bodies in Eyes and Noses

• Eye Injuries

• Bites and Stings

• Effects of Extreme Heat and Cold

• Febrile Convulsions

• Emergency Needs of Children with Chronic Medical Conditions: Epilepsy, Asthma, Sickle Cell Anemia and Diabetes

• Meningitis and other Serious Sudden Illnesses