Who should take this course?
hotel supervisors, companies supervisors, Schools supervisors, security guard supervisor, care giver, mothers or individuals who require care of children qualification approved by the Dubai Corporation of Ambulance Services (DCAS) and The Emergency First Response 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 eight) and infants less than one year old. Participants learn about the types of medical emergencies that children face, and how they differ from adults. 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.
What will you learn?
The course includes both primary care (CPR) and secondary care (first aid) skills. The primary care portion of the course prepares the rescuer to help an infant or child with a life-threatening emergency such as choking or cardiac arrest. Secondary care focuses on developing first aid skills and building the rescuer’s confidence to help an infant or child in need when emergency medical services are either delayed or unavailable. The Care for Children course content is based on guidelines from the Pediatric Working Group of ILCOR.
Care for Children Course Skills
•Scene Assessment, Barrier Use, Primary Assessment, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR, child, and infant), Serious Bleeding Management, Shock Management, Spinal Injury Management, Conscious and Unconscious Choking Management (child and infant)
·Recommended Skill– Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Use (child)
Course duration: 6 hours
Care for Children Secondary Care Course Content:
The Emergency first response written examination is mandatory for all candidates.
Exams may be in multiple choice formats or a combination of multiple choice format, fill in the blanks and small essay writing. The exam may be administered orally if the material and/or the exams are not available in the language the candidate can understand. Passing score is 75%.
Practical examination: Emergency scenario practice allows participants to apply the skills they develop to realistic situations. Each scenario requires participants to evaluate the scene, recall critical steps, and take appropriate action.
Certificate and Validity
First Aid Certificate (EFR-care for children w/AED) and Wallet Card approved by Dubai Ambulance Centre Services Accredited by Emergency first response, valid for 2 years