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PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID

EPFA Level 3 - 1 Day course
PFA Level 3 - 2 Day course

The IQL Level 3 Emergency Paediatric First Aid (EPFA) covers a wide range of CPR and first aid skills, equipping the first-aider to administer first aid to children and infants.

The IQL Level 3 Paediatric First Aid (PFA) covers a wide range of CPR and first aid skills, equipping the first-aider to administer first aid to children and infants.

This two-day course covers a range of CPR and first aid skills related to children, providing you with the skills to ensure a safe environment for children and infants.

These qualifications are Ofqual accredited and valid for three years.

 

EMERGENCY PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID OVERVIEW

EPFA 1 Day

Content

A range of subjects are covered including:

  • Understanding the role of the paediatric first aider

  • How to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is unresponsive and not breathing normally

  • How to provide first aid to an infant and a child who is suffering from shock

  • How to assess an emergency situation and act safely and effectively

  • How to provide first aid for an infant and a child who has a foreign body airway obstruction

  • How to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is unresponsive and breathing normally

  • How to provide first aid to an infant and a child who is wounded and bleeding

Assessment

Emergency Paediatric First Aid is Trainer Assessed throughout the course and the assessment should determine a learner’s ability to act safely, promptly and effectively when an emergency occurs at work and to deal with a casualty. All Assessment Criteria in the units must be achieved.

Renewal

In order to re-qualify, learners must be assessed against all learning outcomes and assessment criteria in the unit. For Emergency Paediatric First Aid this will be the same as the initial course of 6 hours.

 

PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID OVERVIEW

PFA 2 Day

Content

A range of subjects are covered including:

  • Understanding the role of the paediatric first aider

  • How to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is unresponsive and not breathing normally

  • How to provide first aid to an infant and a child who is suffering from shock

  • How to assess an emergency situation and act safely and effectively

  • How to provide first aid for an infant and a child who has a foreign body airway obstruction

  • How to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is unresponsive and breathing normally

  • How to provide first aid to an infant and a child who is wounded and bleeding

  • How to provide first aid to an infant and a child with a suspected fracture and a dislocation

  • How to provide first aid to an infant and a child with a chronic medical condition or sudden illness

  • How to provide first aid to an infant and a child with burns or scalds

  • How to provide first aid to an infant and a child with a head, a neck and a back injury

  • How to provide first aid to an infant and a child who is experiencing the effects of extreme heat and cold

  • How to provide first aid to an infant and a child who has been poisoned

  • How to provide first aid to an infant and a child with conditions affecting the eyes, ears and nose

  • How to provide first aid to an infant and a child who has sustained an electric shock

  • How to provide first aid to an infant and a child who has been bitten or stung

Assessment

Paediatric First Aid is Trainer Assessed throughout the course and the assessment should determine a learner’s ability to act safely, promptly and effectively when an emergency occurs at work and to deal with a casualty. All Assessment Criteria in the units must be achieved.

Renewal

In order to re-qualify, learners must be assessed against all learning outcomes and assessment criteria in the unit. For Paediatric First Aid this will be the same as the initial course of 12 hours.