One of the most frightening things that can happen is seeing a child get injured, fall unconscious, or experience any other kind of medical emergency! From a simple cut or bruise to a life-threatening medical emergency, our first aid team at OC Safety is here to teach you the necessary steps to ensure all children are safe and sound during a medical crisis.
Who should receive Pediatric First Aid Training?
Pediatric first aid and CPR courses are vital for both medical professionals and non-medical professionals who spend a significant amount of time around young children. Emergencies can occur in infants and young kids often without notice, so it’s best to prepare at all times!
People that would benefit from our pediatric first aid courses include:
- Medical and non-medical professionals requiring certification
- Child care providers
- Early childhood educators
- Youth organization members
- Camp counselors and coaches
- Parents, grandparents, and guardians
Even if you don’t fall into one of those categories, our pediatric first-aid training is still recommended for Teachers, childcare, new patients or any force facing with pediatric populations! By becoming certified in pediatric first aid and CPR, you’ll be prepared if there’s a real-life emergency for your child or a child nearby. Our training is fun, stress-free, and designed to teach you how to take appropriate actions in common emergencies involving a child.
What You Should Expect During Pediatric First Aid Training at OC Safety
When you come to OC Safety for pediatric first aid and CPR training, you’ll be taught how to recognize and respond to common emergencies that involve young children. You will gain the knowledge and skills you need to provide immediate assistance in case of a medical emergency.
Learning how to respond to a child suffering from an accident or a bodily reaction is critical for their survival and well-being until professional emergency responders arrive on the scene. Here at OC Safety, our students who successfully complete our pediatric first aid and CPR training will receive certification that will be valid for the next two years!
The common pediatric first aid basics you’ll learn during training will include:
- Controlling Bleeding and Bandaging
- Using a Tourniquet
- Internal bleeding
- Burns and electrical injuries
- Allergic Reactions
- Using an epinephrine pen
- Breathing problems
- Diabetes and low blood sugar
- Heat-related emergencies
- Cold-related emergencies
- Bites and stings
- Broken bones and sprains
- Eye injuries
- Bleeding from the nose
- Head, neck, and spine Injuries
- Penetrating and puncturing injuries
- Poison emergencies
- Mouth and cheek injuries
- Tooth injuries
Why Choose Our Pediatric First Aid Course
Here at OC Safety, all of our pediatric first aid and CPR classes are taught by skilled registered nurses, paramedics, and firefighters who have hands-on experience in using life-saving skills in their line of job. Our instructors can incorporate their personal experiences into what they are teaching, giving students an enlightening and accurate perspective of what can happen in real-life situations. Our comprehensive pediatric first aid training is highly effective in teaching you what you need to know about responding to pediatric emergencies.
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