Paediatric First Aid

First aid covers a multitude of skill sets and responses to many medical situations. Its primary aim, is to provide immediate medical care and treatment that will either resolve the situation (in less serious 'everyday' cases) or provide an essential short-term emergency stop-gap until professional medical assistance is in place.

What does the Paediatric First Aid online course cover?

The aim of this course is to equip you with the theoretical knowledge, skills and confidence you need to deal with paediatric first aid situations. It covers all of the key topics including: emergency planning, assessing a situation, basic Life Support, CPR, shock, fractures, bleeding and a range of other minor illness and injuries. Please be aware that having a theoretical knowledge on its own is not enough to be considered competent in paediatric first aid and practical demonstration in some areas is required to complete this training. 


E-Learning Course Modules

Module Number Module Name Pass % Required
1 Introduction to Paediatric First Aid Pass percentage required:70%
2 Planning and Preparation Pass percentage required:70%
3 Essential First Aid Knowledge and Skills Pass percentage required:70%
4 Basic Life Support Pass percentage required:70%
5 Fractures and Head Injuries Pass percentage required:70%
6 Shock, Bleeding and Dressing Wounds Pass percentage required:70%
7 Specific Medical Conditions Pass percentage required:70%
8 Minor Injuries Pass percentage required:70%
9 First Aid Documentation and First Aid Kits Pass percentage required:70%

Recommended system requirements Operating System: Windows 7+ or Mac OSX (10.8+)
Browser: A modern and up to date web browser
Video: Up to date video drivers
Memory: 1 Gb+ RAM
Additional Software: Flash Player (latest version)
Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)