First aid for adults responsible for children

DURATION
7 hours (420 minutes)

GENERAL DEVELOPMENT GOALS
The participant can react in the event of cardiac arrest in accordance with the 4 key steps of first aid.

The participant can carry out basic revival of an unconscious child with irregular breathing both with and without a defibrillator (AED). Participants are aware of their options for calling for assistance through health professionals via the 112 hotline.

Participants will be able to act appropriately and give relevant first aid in the event of foreign objects in the airways and injuries, and accidents involving children, and will be aware of ways to prevent everyday injuries.

Participants will be able to give relevant first aid for fall, blow, pinch and cut injuries to young children.

Participants will be able to act appropriately in the event of children suffering injuries caused by poisoning, internal chemical burns, scalding or burns.

Participants will be able to act appropriately in the event of sudden cases of illness that entail cramps and/or changes to a child’s level of consciousness.

TRAINING COURSE CONTENT
The full content of the “First aid for cardiac arrest” basic training course, adapted to children.
The full content of the “First aid and prevention for children” elective training course.
Unconscious children, drowning and trapped in a car.

IMPLEMENTATION OF THE TRAINING COURSE
This specialist training program is comprised of the following modules:

The basic training course “First aid for cardiac arrest” (4 hours)

The elective training course “First aid and prevention for children”. (2.5 hours)

Special course on unconscious children, drowning and trapped in a car (0.5 hours)

The course will have a minimal focus on theory, and will instead primarily entail realistic exercises, participant reflection and practical training.

In this specialist program, the two courses are combined into a single course.

COMMENTS
The primary target group of this specialist program is adults who in connection with their occupation or pastime are responsible for children. Examples include educators, teachers, nannies, sports coaches, activity managers and the like.

Persons who do not have professional responsibility for children are recommended to complete the “First aid for cardiac arrest” basic training course which focuses on adults.

Participants in this specialist program can benefit from taking/completing the “First aid for cardiac arrest” basic training course beforehand.