Level 3 Paediatric First Aid Course

Level 3 Paediatric First Aid Course at Rutland County College, Barleythorpe, Oakham. 24th & 25th March 2015

Paediatric First Aid

Darren taught a group of 6th formers from the Rutland County College, Barleythorpe near Oakham the level 3 Paediatric First Aid course.

The students are all interested in going into careers where they will be working with young children.

The level 3 qualification was taught over 2 days. It is valid for 3 years and recognised by OFSTED.

The course content included:

• Responsibilities and reporting • Resuscitation • Fainting • Assessment of the situation • Head injuries • Choking • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty • Diabetes • Fractures • Infantile convulsions • Foreign bodies • Meningitis • Control of bleeding and shock • Anaphylaxis • Burns • Eye injuries • Heat and cold • Asthma • Sickle cell anaemia

The students were fantastic. they were so hungry to learn. In fact when the course had ended they wanted to stay and do more scenarios.

They were a pleasure to teach.

All the students were successful in gaining their level 3 qualification. Well done to you all, and good luck with your future ventures.