This workshop will train you in the basics of what to do should the worst happen and a small child becomes ill or injured. The workshop does not result in a qualification, but is run by an accredited and highly skilled experienced first aid specialist.
Who Is This Workshop For?
This workshop is for anybody who would like to learn the basics of first aid for children – parents and grandparents especially may find this useful.
We will begin with a general introduction to first aid, before moving on to cover the following areas, focusing specifically on children and infants:
- Age definitions, pulse and respiratory rates
- Accident prevention
- Child and infant recovery position
- Child and infant CPR
- Child and infant choking
- Child and infant bleeding control
- And if we have time, we will also discover the best way to treat burns
What Should I Bring With Me?
Just bring yourself as all props and materials will be provided. It is advisable to wear loose and comfortable clothing as there is a practical element to this workshop.
What Do I Take Home?
You will take away all of the knowledge and skills you have learned during the session, and hopefully peace of mind that, should the worst happen, you will know what to do.