VSLC Emergency Paediatric Qualification

VSLC Emergency Paediatric First Aid Qualification

Our Emergency Paediatric First Aid Qualification covers core aspects of first aid treatment for children and infants – including CPR, recovery position and choking management for children and infants. This course is normally delivered over 1 day.

Qualification Details

Qualification Name: VSLC Emergency Paediatric First Aid
Current Version: v1.1

Endorsed by: The Swimming Teacher’s Association (STA, UK)
Governance: Taught in line with European Resuscitation Council Guidelines

Duration: 6 hours contact time
Validity: 2 years from the date of the course. Refresher training is recommended at least annually.

 

Understand the role and responsibilities of the emergency paediatric first aider:

  • Explain the role and responsibilities of a paediatric first aider
  • Explain how to minimise the risk of infection to self and others
  • Identify when to use personal protection equipment when providing first aid
  • Identify contents of a paediatric first aid kit
  • Identify the need to complete an accident report/incident record
  • Define an infant and a child for the purposes of first aid treatment

Be able to assess an emergency situation safely:

  • Conduct a scene survey
  • Conduct a primary survey on an infant and a child
  • Identify when to call for help

Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is unresponsive and breathing normally:

  • Place an infant and a child in the recovery position
  • Continually monitor an infant and a child whilst they are in the recovery position
  • Assist an infant and a child who is experiencing a seizure

Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is unresponsive and not breathing normally:

  • Identify when to administer Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) to an unresponsive infant and
    an unresponsive child who is not breathing normally
  • Administer CPR using an infant and a child manikin

Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is choking:

  • Identify when choking is:
    • Mild
    • Severe
  • Administer First Aid to an infant and a child who is choking

Be able to provide first aid to an infant and a child with external bleeding:

  • Explain the types and severity of bleeding in infants and children
  • Control external bleeding

Be able to provide first aid to an infant and a child who is suffering from shock:

  • Recognise an infant or a child who is suffering from hypovolaemic shock
  • Administer First Aid to an infant or child who is suffering from hypovolaemic shock

Understand how to administer first aid to an infant and a child with bites, stings and minor injuries:

  • Explain how to administer first aid for:
    • Bites
    • Stings
    • Small Cuts
    • Grazes
    • Bumps and Bruises
    • Small Splinters
    • Nose Bleed

This qualification is trainer assessed. 

To complete the qualification, candidates must:

 

  • Successfully complete course worksheets
  • Successfully conduct a scene survey
  • Successfully demonstrate a primary survey and recovery position
  • Successfully demonstrate CPR for children and infants
  • Successfully demonstrate safe use of an AED
  • Successfully demonstrate the correct procedure for the management of choking
  • Successfully demonstrate the management for external bleeding and treatment of shock

Upcoming Courses

Check out our upcoming courses and book online. If you can’t find what you are looking for, please see our full list of courses or get in touch and let us know what you need.

25 July

Emergency First Aid, Hanoi

25/07/2020 The Fitness Village, No. 68, Alley 50, Lane 310 Nghi Tam Street, Tay Ho District, Hanoi, Vietnam VND1,950K 12 Qty Available
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05 - 07August

Pool Rescuer, Hanoi

05/08/2020 Golden Palm, 21 Lê Văn Lương, Trung Hoà, Cầu Giấy, Hà Nội VND5,950K 12 Qty Available
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15 August

Emergency First Aid, HCMC

15/08/2020 Platinum Fitness, 105 Tôn Dật Tiên, P. Tân Phú, Q.7, TP.HCM VND1,950K 12 Qty Available
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12 September

Emergency First Aid, Hanoi

12/09/2020 The Fitness Village, No. 68, Alley 50, Lane 310 Nghi Tam Street, Tay Ho District, Hanoi, Vietnam VND1,950K 12 Qty Available
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