Annual paediatric first aid refresher.

(min 4 hours)

Whilst a Paediatric First Aid and Emergency First Aid certificates are valid for a 3 year period it is recommended strongly recommends that all approved First aiders and Emergency First Aiders undertake an annual refresher course in order to keep their skills up to date. Mediskills strongly agrees with this as research into retraining is suggesting that outcomes are greatly improved with constant recheck of current skills. All aspects of First Aid will be recapped and upon completion candidates will be issued with a certificate valid for 12 months.

The course consists of both theoretical and practical activities that cover subject
areas including:

  • Assessing
  • Choking
  • Control of bleeding
  • Cross infection
  • Head injuries
  • Responsibilities and reporting
  • Minor injuries
  • Resuscitation CPR
  • Seizures
  • Unconscious casualty

The maximum number of candidates that can be accommodated on this course is twelve.