Be ready for ANY harmful or life-threatening childcare emergency
Standard Child Care First Aid: 2 Days
This course is a comprehensive 2 day course offering individuals emergency child care in a home or work setting but also in-depth knowledge about other potential injuries or illnesses that may or may not be life- threatening.
The Red Cross
Responding to emergencies
Check, Call, Care: Scene and victim management
Circulation Emergencies: Heart attack, stroke, life threating bleeding
CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) and AED (Automated External Defibrillators) training
Breathing Emergencies: Asthma, Anaphylaxis
Wound Care: bandaging, cuts, burns, bruises, splinters ETC.
Head, Neck, and Spinal Injuries
Bone, Muscle, and Joint Injuries: Splints and Slings
Sudden Medical Emergencies: Diabetic emergencies, seizures, mental health crisis, Childbirth
Environmental Illness: Heat and cold related illnesses
Poisons: Carbon monoxide, plants, alcohol and drugs, stings and bites.
Childhood Illnesses: Infection, when to call guardian, fever, medication.
Caring for children: Toy and Equipment Safety, Escape plans, Safety awareness, and responding to disclosures.