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EFR Care for Children

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Do you have or know children? would you know what do do in a potentially life threatening situation?

This course teaches you to follow the same priorities of care used by medical professionals so you can rest easy knowing you will be prepared for any emergency to take care of them until medical help arrives.

You could rescue them

This course allows participants to learn, practice and apply emergency care skills specific to helping infants and children with medical emergencies. It’s designed for those who work with children or are likely to have to respond to emergencies involving youngsters. This course is often integrated with Primary Care (CPR) and Secondary Care (First Aid) courses.

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 Primary Care Course Content

  • Scene Safety Assessment

  • Universal Precautions-Communicable Disease Protection

  • Barrier Use

  • Primary Assessment

  • Obstructed Airway Management (child and infant)

  • Rescue Breathing (child and infant)

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (child and infant)

  • Automated External Defibrillator (AED)

  • Serious Bleeding

  • Shock Management

  • Spinal Injury Management.

Care for Children Secondary Care Course Content

  • Injury Assessment

  • Bandaging

  • Illness Assessment