Saturday, September 27, 2008

MEDIC FIRST AID PediatricPlus CPR, AED, and First Aid for Children, Infants, and Adults

Your training foundation for helping infants and children!

Version 6.0 of MEDIC FIRST AID's PediatricPlus CPR, AED, and First Aid for Children, Infants, and Adults provides an ideal training solution for schools, childcare providers, youth sports coaches, and others required to learn how to respond to medical emergencies involving children.

Updated to reflect the newest guidelines for CPR, the use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED), and first aid, this versatile program offers treatment guidelines for all ages. Course materials include optional child care topics to help meet child care training requirements.

PediatricPlus CPR, AED, and First Aid for Children, Infants, and Adults Program Description

Intended Audience

Child Day Care Providers
School Personnel
Bus Drivers
Youth Sports Coaches

Class Configurations

Max Student Instructor Ratio: 12:1
Max Student to Manikin Ratio: 6:1
Max Student to AED Training Device Ratio: 6:1
Max Class Size: 24 (with 2 Instructors)

Instructor Materials

Pediatric Training Programs Video or DVD
Pediatric Training Programs Instructor Guide

Student Materials

PediatricPlus Student Pack, including:
Student Guide
Wallet Skill Guide
Successful Completion Card

Hands-on Skill Practice

Students will practice essential skills in small group practices and can also apply those skills in optional scenario-based practices.

Recognized Completion Period

Up to 2 years

Evaluation Method

Students are evaluated through Instructor observation of the reasonable performance of skills. Performance and written evaluations are available and optional for use.

Recommended Time to Complete

Initial Training: 6 to 7 hours

Retraining time depends on the experience and training history of the students. It is typically shorter than initial training.

MEDIC FIRST AID PediatricPlus CPR, AED, and First Aid for Children, Infants, and Adults

Course Segments

Emergency First Aid Care
Children and Emergencies
Recognizing an Emergency
Deciding to Help
Personal Safety
Using Barriers
Assessing for Response
Mechanism for Spinal Injury
Activating Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
Basic Life-Supporting Skills
Airway – Head-Tilt, Chin-Lift
Clearing the Airway – Log Roll
Protecting the Airway – Recovery Position
Breathing – Ventilations Mask/Shield
Circulation – Chest Compressions
Initial Assessment
Unresponsive Patient
CPR for Cardiac Arrest
Infant CPR
Sudden Cardiac Arrest – Using an AED
Bare, Prepare, and Place Pads
Basic AED Operation
Troubleshooting Messages
Other AED Considerations
Control of Bleeding
Managing Shock
Foreign Body Airway Obstruction
Infant Foreign Body Airway Obstruction
Ongoing Assessment
Warning Signs of Serious Illness
Altered Level of Responsiveness
Pain, Severe Pressure, or Discomfort in Chest
Breathing Difficulty, Shortness of Breath
Severe Abdominal Pain
Mechanism for Significant Injury
Swollen, Painful, Deformed Limb
Specific First Aid Problems
Moving Patients
Emotional Impact of Providing First Aid Care

Please email if you are interested or want additional information.

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