First Aid for Schools – 1 day

Who is this course aimed at?

This course is aimed at those who want to learn the fundamentals of emergency first aid for use in schools. It is suitable for teachers, teaching assistants, lunchtime supervisors, etc. Unlike the Emergency Paediatric First Aid (covers babies 1 year and children (1 year to puberty) and Emergency First Aid at Work (that covers adults, so puberty upwards) which would require you to have people with both courses. This course is designed to recognise that in primary and secondary schools you can have pupils/students that are in the child or adult protocols, as well as staff and parents/carers/visitors.

Do you need previous experience or qualifications to attend this course?

No previous experience or qualifications required.

Course Content

Reading View. Alt Shift A for Accessibility Help. On completion of training, successful candidates should be able to understand the role of the school first aider assisting children (1 year – puberty) and adults (puberty upwards) including reference to: * Recording of incidents and accidents * Administer first aid to a casualty who: * is unconscious - child and adult * has a seizure * requires cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and use of a defibrillator - child and adult * is choking - child and adult * has a minor wound or nose bleed * is having an anaphylactic reaction (including use of an Epipen or Jext) * is having an asthma attack (including use of a school emergency inhaler) * has a head injury * has a fracture

Objectives

As above

Assessment

Practical and questioning

Car Parking

Available on site

Refreshments

Wonderful lunch and teas / coffees provided throughout the day

Contact

To make a booking please complete the booking form and return to Emma Codd  emma@hgta.org