Paediatric First Aid

Childcare providers are required by Law to have a working knowledge of First Aid and Equipment. Trained staff can act promptly preventing situations from developing.

ABC Paramedic Services and First Aid Training can offer you the HSE approved Paediatric First Aid Training Course suitable for Parents, Childminders, Nursery and School Staff (Foundation Stage) and anybody who deals with children and requires knowledge of paediatric first aid.


The course, tailored to suit the audience, includes both theoretical knowledge and practical sessions, delivered in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere designed to get everyone participating, enjoying themselves, and most importantly, providing them with the confidence to cope in an emergency situation.


The Role of the First Aider
Planning for First Aid Emergencies – Creating a safe environment for the child.
Assessment of a child casualty
Placing the baby or child in the recovery position
Artificial Ventilation and CPR for babies and children

Recognising and dealing with:

  • shock
  • anaphylactic shock
  • electric shock
  • bleeding
  • burns and scalds
  • chocking
  • suspected fractures
  • head, neck, and back injuries
  • cases of poisoning
  • foreign bodies in eyes, ears, and noses.
  • eye injuries
  • bites and stings
  • the effects of extreme heat and cold
  • febrile convulsions.
  • the emergency needs of chronic medical conditions including epilepsy, asthma, sickle cell, diabetes.
  • meningitis and other serious sudden illnesses.

For more information and how to book this course, please contact ABC Paramedic Services and First Aid Training on 0131 335 3411 or 07947 800 006


All our courses are delivered and assessed by our HPC registered Paramedics, resulting in First Aid certification


We can supply Doctors, Registered Paramedics, Registered Nurses, Ambulance Technicians, and First Aiders


Equipped to NHS standards and available to both emergency and non-emergency patients

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