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Heartsaver Paediatric First Aid, CPR and AED training course

Only R 900.00 per PersonDaily children and infants are dying in South Africa due to ineffective cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) rendered at the scene of drownings or other accidents. This Child and Infant First Aid, CPR and automated external defibrillator (AED) training course is ideal for any parent, nanny or other people involved in caring for children and babies daily. Child safety topics are being discussed during this Heartsaver Paediatric First Aid training course and these child safety principles will be embedded in the minds of all course participant. It is an interactive child and infant first aid training course that provides plenty of hands-on first aid, CPR and AED skill practice scenarios. Heartsaver Paediatric First Aid, CPR and AED is an American Heart Association training course.

Heartsaver Paediatric First Aid, CPR and AED Course Content:

This comprehensive child and infant first aid training course covers topics on child safety, first aid for children and infants, medical emergencies, injuries children or infants might suffer, environmental emergencies, CPR and choking for adults, children and infants, and the safe and effective use of an AED.

Demonstrations on removing gloves, finding the problem, stopping bleeding, bandaging and splinting are given - these skills are also practiced extensively. The essential skills of adult, child and infant CPR and safe use of an AED are taught and practiced. The skill to manage choking in adults, children and infants are also demonstrated and lots of time provided for skills practice.

In summary the following topics are discussed

  • Basic first aid principles (safety, glove usage, how to stop bleeding, do bandages and splinting)
  • Management of medical emergencies such as breathing problems, diabetes, seizures and shock
  • Injury emergencies includes bleeding, mouth & tooth injuries, broken bones, sprains, & bruises, as well as burns & electrocution.
  • Environmental emergencies like bites & stings, temperature-related emergencies, poisonings and drowning
  • Adult, child & infant cardio-pulmonary resuscitation
  • Adult & child Automated external defibrillator (AED)
  • Optional topics include eye injuries, fever, snake, poisonous spider, scorpion, tick, and marine animal bites, as well as suspected abuse

Heartsaver Paediatric First Aid, CPR and AED Course Duration:

this child and infant first aid, CPR and AED training course is conducted over a period of 8 to 9 hours.

Heartsaver Paediatric First Aid, CPR and AED Course Fees Include:

A Heartsaver Paediatric First Aid Student Workbook, CD, Quick Reference Guide, two credit card-size Reminder Cards and a key pouch with gloves and mouth piece are provided for skills practice as well as for use in any future emergency situation. On completion of the training course a American Heart Association Heartsaver Paediatric First Aid, CPR and AED course completion card valid for two years is issued.

Heartsaver Paediatric First Aid, CPR and AED Course Participation Requirements:

  • Course participants must be able to read and understand English and have basic math skills.
  • Evaluation requires a number of practical skill assessments.

More Information

This course is an American Heart Association training course, for more information please see their website www.americanheart.org or email us information@aidathand.co.za.



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