Unit 1: Paediatric Emergency First Aid

Learning Outcomes Assessment Criteria
The learner will: The learner can:
1. Understand the role of the paediatric first aider 1.1 Identify the responsibilities of a paediatric first aider
1.2 Describe how to minimise the risk of infection to self and others
1.3 Describe suitable first aid equipment, including personal protection, and how it is used appropriately
1.4 Identify what information needs to be included in an accident report/incident
record, and how to record it.
1.5 Define an infant and a child for the purposes of first aid treatment
2. Be able to assess an emergency situation and act safely and effectively 2.1 Demonstrate how to conduct a scene survey
2.2 Demonstrate how to conduct a primary survey on an infant and a child
2.3 Identify when and how to call for help
3. Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is unresponsive and breathing normally 3.1 Demonstrate how to place an infant and a child into the appropriate recovery position
3.2 Describe how to continually assess and monitor an infant and a child whilst in your care
4. Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is unresponsive and not breathing normally 4.1 Identify when to administer CPR to an unresponsive infant and an unresponsive child who is not breathing normally
4.2 Demonstrate how to administer CPR using an infant and a child manikin
4.3 Describe how to deal with an infant and a child who is experiencing a seizure
5. Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a
child who has a foreign body airway obstruction
5.1 Differentiate between a mild and a severe airway obstruction
5.2 Demonstrate how to treat an infant and a child who is choking
5.3 Describe the procedure to be followed after administering the treatment for choking
6. Be able to provide first aid to an infant and a child who is wounded and bleeding 6.1 Describe common types of wounds
6.2 Describe the types and severity of bleeding and the affect that it has on an infant and a child
6.3 Demonstrate the safe and effective management for the control of minor and major external bleeding
6.4 Describe how to administer first aid for minor injuries
7. Know how to provide first aid to an infant and a child who is suffering from shock 7.1 Describe how to recognise and manage an infant and a child who is suffering from shock
7.2 Describe how to recognise and manage an infant and a child who is suffering from anaphylactic shock

Unit 2: Managing Paediatric Illness and Injury

Learning Outcomes Assessment Criteria
The learner will: The learner can:
1. Be able to provide first aid to an infant and a child with a suspected fracture and a dislocation 1.1 Describe the common types of fractures
1.2 Describe how to manage a fracture
1.3 Describe how to manage a dislocation
1.4 Demonstrate the application of a support sling and an elevation sling
2. Be able to provide first aid to an infant and a child with a head, a neck and a back injury 2.1 Describe how to recognise and manage head injuries including:
Concussion
Skull fracture
Cerebral compression
2.2 Demonstrate how to manage a suspected
spinal injury
3. Know how to provide first aid to an infant and a child with conditions affecting the eyes, ears and nose 3.1 Describe how to manage an infant and a child with foreign bodies in their eyes, ears and nose
3.2 Describe how to recognise and manage common eye injuries
4. Know how to provide first aid to an infant and a child with a chronic medical condition or sudden illness 4.1 Describe how to recognise and manage chronic medical conditions including:
Sickle cell anaemia
Diabetes
Asthma
4.2 Describe how to recognise and manage
serious sudden illnesses including:
Meningitis
Febrile convulsions
5. Know how to provide first aid to an infant and a child who is experiencing the effects of extreme heat and cold 5.1 Describe how to recognise and treat the effects of extreme cold for an infant and a child
5.2 Describe how to recognise and treat the effects of extreme heat for an infant and a child
6. Know how to provide first aid to an infant
and a child who has sustained an electric shock
6.1 Describe how to safely manage an incident involving electricity
6.2 Describe first aid treatments for electric shock incidents
7. Know how to provide first aid to an infant
and a child with burns or scalds
7.1 Describe how to recognise the severity of burns
and scalds to an infant and a child and respond accordingly
7.2 Describe how to treat burns and scalds to an infant and a child
8. Know how to provide first aid to an infant and a child who has been poisoned 8.1 Describe how poisons enter the body
8.2 Describe how to recognise and treat an infant and a child affected by common poisonous substances, including plants
8.3 Identify sources of information that provide procedures for treating those affected by poisonous substances.
9. Know how to provide first aid to an infant and a child who has been bitten or stung 9.1 Describe how to recognise the severity of bites and stings to an infant and a child and respond accordingly
9.2 Describe how to recognise and treat bites and stings