Have you ever thought about what you’d do if your little one, be it a baby or a child, suddenly needs children’s first aid due to falling ill or getting hurt? It’s a pretty nerve-wracking situation, isn’t it? But imagine being equipped with the knowledge and confidence to handle it calmly and effectively, especially when it’s a matter of life and death. That’s exactly what this children’s first aid course is all about.
Whether you’re a parent, grandparent, or a caregiver, this course is tailor-made for you. It’s not just about the basics; it goes into both the common and the more serious emergency situations involving babies and children, teaching you the essential skills of children’s first aid. By the time you finish this course, you’ll not only know how to handle life-threatening scenarios with grace, but you’ll also be well-versed in dealing with non-emergency illnesses and injuries in children. So, you’ll be better prepared to protect and care for the little ones in your life, giving you peace of mind and the confidence to act swiftly when it matters most.
Key topics include, resuscitation, choking, burns, bleeding, anaphylaxis, asthma, fevers, RSV, conjunctivitis, fevers, head injuries, identifying serious illness, croup, rashes as well as hand, foot & mouth disease.
Where: At your home or work, or on your phone.
PLEASE NOTE THERE IS NO PRACTICAL COMPONENT TO THIS COURSE. IT IS ONLY THE ONLINE THEORY COMPONENT. THIS IS NOT A NATIONALLY RECOGNISED COURSE.
When: Whenever you enrol and get started. The course is self paced and you can log in and out as you please to complete the overall course and receive your certificate.
Note you will need a FREE USI. Effective from January 1st 2015 all students enrolled in nationally recognised training, will be required to provide their registered training organisation (RTO) with their USI. Registering for a USI is simple and the registration process is available online and at no cost to the student. This USI will stay with the student for life and be recorded with any nationally recognised VET course that is undertaken.
Create your USI now at http://portal.usi.gov.au/student