Essential First Aid for Babies


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Essential First Aid for Babies

This short, step-by-step guide is designed to give all parents and those working with babies an introduction into the basic skills to help your baby if they have a medical emergency. This course covers the key elements of basic first aid for babies, for example choking, burns, how to put a baby into the recovery position and so much more.

This course is not designed to replace a practical course but it will help empower you with skills and confidence to assess what is wrong and implement basic first aid to help. Prompt and appropriate First Aid reduces the pain and suffering experienced by your baby and could save their life. For our most comprehensive online course please visit our First Aid for Babies course which won the Bizzie Baby Silver Award 2016.

The course consists of illustrated step by step directions, flow charts, diagrams, videos and test yourself sections fully compatible with all computers and mobile devices. You will be able to stop and start as often as you like and print your Certificate on completion. You have continuous access to this course for 12 months.

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 [email protected]

Course contents:
Action in an emergency
Keep yourself safe
Priorities of treatment
What to put in your first aid kit
Information to give the emergency services
The primary survey – how to help in an emergency
Unresponsive and breathing
Recovery position
How to put a baby into the recovery position
Head injuries
Final lesson