Emergency First Response
Care for Children Course
Care For Children CPR & AED 1 Day Course & Patient Care Standards
Internationally Recognised Certification
Emergency First Response Care For Children course follows the emergency considerations and protocols as developed by the Pediatric Group members of the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR). Current members include the American Heart Association, the Australian Resuscitation Council, and the Resuscitation Council of Asia, and many others.
Care For Children Course Goals
The EFR Care for Children course is an innovative CPR, AED and First Aid training course that teaches participants how to provide emergency care for injured or ill children (ages one to puberty) and infants less than one year old.
Participants learn about the types of medical emergency that kids face, and how that differs with adult conditions. The curriculum also includes the importance of attending to basic emergency situations with children, the intensified emotional aspects, secondary care for children, and preventing common injuries and illness that kids and toddlers are prone to.
Care For Children Training Sessions Break Down
1. Theory Lesson (40%)
EFR Care For Children Course teaches you the approach and processes for handling life-threatening emergencies involving Children. You will learn how to prioritize emergency procedures using the AB-CABS memory word and monitor a childs Cycle of Care. This important information and guidelines on critical care emergency is based on the same priorities used by medical professionals.
2. Practical Lessons (60%)
The skill development and mock emergency scenario sessions are delivered by your Emergency First Response Instructor based on real life incidents involving children and may include the following techniques depending on the level of certification you require;
Scene Assessment & Barrier Use
Primary Assessment & Recovery Position Airway Management
Child Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and AED Use
Infant Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
Child Choking Techniques
Infant Airway Obstruction and Choking Procedures
Serious Bleeding Wound Treatments
Spinal Injury Management
Conscious Choking Child
Conscious Choking Infant
3. Certifying Examination
Your EFR® Care For Children course ends with a short multiple choice exam to complete the two year certification.
EFR Care For Children Course Summary
Over one day (approx 6 hrs) Our Emergency First Response Care For Children course builds skills in Primary Care (CPR) and teaches you the proper use of AED specifically for children. Covering infants ages one to eight and infants less than one year old in some incidents. Participants learn about the types of medical emergencies that children face, and how they differ from adult conditions.
The curriculum also includes the importance of attending to basic emergency situations with children, the emotional aspects of caring for children, secondary care for children, and preventing common injuries and illnesses in children.
The EFR Care For Children The Care for Children course content is based on guidelines from the Pediatric Working Group of ILCOR.
We can train you in First Aid CPR and AED with secondary Care for Adults, Children and Infants in a Combined Training proceedure Please Contact Us and Ask about our all in one packages