Learn to Save A Life – Gozo Paediatric First Aid Course next month
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An emergency paediatric first aid course is being organised in Gozo next month, by St Bernard’s Safety Training Institute.
Learn to Save a Life – is being held on Sunday, the 18th of November, starting at 9.30am at the Ghajnsielem Parish Centre. The course will be held in English with Maltese interventions
The price for the course is €25 per person and will include a certificate of attendance witha validity of 3 years. There will also be time allotted for practice of CPR on baby and child Manikins.
The organisers said that this course is suitable for anyone who is involved in taking care of children such as parents, child carers, kinder-garden, primary and secondary teachers and learning support assistants.
It will provide clear information of what assistance needs to be offered to an injured child until professional medical assistance takes over. This course is also suitable to renew an existing Paediatric First Aid qualification. Validity is 3 years.
At the end of the Emergency Paediatric First Aid Course, participants are assessed by a multiple choice assessment sheet to assess understanding of the main topics and any weaknesses are addressed by the tutor.
St Bernard’s First Aid & Safety Training Institute, Msida, is licensed by the National Commission for Further and Higher Education to conduct First Aid Courses for the general public. The license number is 2014-FHI-002
It is accredited by the Safety Training Awards (STA) of UK, to conduct First Aid Courses. The Institute said that its First Aid certificates are “worldwide recognised.”
The Institute explained that the Emergency Paediatric First Aid Course is made up of 4 sections, which are:
Section 1: Introduction to Paediatric First Aid
Section 2: Minor First Aid Treatments
Section 3: Major First Aid Treatments
Section 4: Body Injuries and First Aid Treatments
The Emergency Paediatric First Aid Course includes practice of CPR on child and baby manikin, recovery position for infants and babies and practice of wound dressing.
Main Course Topics:
Introduction to Paediatric First Aid
Aims of First Aid
Hygienic Aspects when delivering First Aid
Legal Aspects that concern First Aiders
The Accident Book
Contents of a First Aid Box
Planning for an Emergency
Dealing with an unwell child
Minor First Aid Treatments
Animal Bites and Insect Stings
Bruises and Grazes
Major First Aid Treatments
Being able to conduct a Primary Survey for an unresponsive, not breathing casualty – CPR
Being able to conduct a Secondary Survey for an unresponsive, breathing casualty – Recovery Position
Body Injuries and First Aid Treatment
Sprains and Strains
Bone Fractures and Dislocations
Body Burns and Scalds.
To book a course, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or sms on: 99248968/79277230.