This course is designed for parents and grandparents and for anyone who would like to learn how to help with common medical emergencies in babies. We will cover what to do if they are unconscious; CPR and recovery position specific to babies; choking, drowning, head injuries, bleeding, burns, fitting, meningitis and much more.

It is impossible to cover all eventualities within this course, or to equip you with the knowledge and skills to appropriately diagnose and treat in unpredictable real life situations. If you suspect serious illness or injury, you should always seek immediate professional medical advice.

The Author has made every effort to ensure the accuracy of the information contained within the course, however this course is merely a guide and the Author does not accept any liability or responsibility for any inaccuracies or for any mistreatment or misdiagnosis of any person, however caused.

The course material has been written by Emma Hammett, Qualified Nurse, First Aid Trainer and founder of First Aid for Life in conjunction with other medical and first aid professionals. If you have any queries concerning this course, please contact emma@firstaidforlife.org.uk

Course Content

Lessons Status
1

What you will need to complete this course

2

Action in an emergency

3

Unresponsive and Breathing

4

Unconscious and not breathing

5

Breathing Problems

6

Anaphylactic Shock

7

Wounds and bleeding

8

Burns

9

Poisoning

10

Head Injuries

11

Fitting / Seizures / Convulsions

12

Medical conditions and childhood illnesses

13

Useful advice

14

Final Lesson