Pediatric First Aid, CPR, & AED Classes

Our Pediatric program teaches appropriate emergency response skills, as well as prevention strategies, for the care of infants and children. Infant, Child & Adult CPR are inclusive. While the emphasis is on Pediatric skill development, Adult care techniques are also included. MEDIC FIRST AID Pediatric is a video-based, instructor-supervised emergency medical response training program. We teach in several locations throughout Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket. View Calendar Dates.

Hands-on Skill Practice
Students will practice essential skills in small group practices and can also apply those skills in optional scenario-based practices.

Recognized Completion Period
Up to 2 years

Intended Audience
• Child Day Care Providers
• School Personnel
• Bus Drivers
• Youth Sports Coaches

• Parents of Children under 10 years old

• Expecting Parents

• Grandparents

Course Segments Include:
• Emergency First Aid Care
• Children and Emergencies
• Recognizing an Emergency
• Deciding to Help
• Personal Safety
• Using Barriers
• Assessing for Response
• Mechanism for Spinal Injury
• Activating Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
• Basic Life-Supporting Skills
• Airway – Head-Tilt, Chin-Lift
• Clearing the Airway – Log Roll
• Protecting the Airway – Recovery Position
• Breathing – Ventilations Mask/Shield
• Circulation – Chest Compressions
• Initial Assessment
• Unresponsive Patient
• CPR for Cardiac Arrest
• Adult, Infant & Child CPR
• Sudden Cardiac Arrest – Using an AED
• Control of Bleeding
• Managing Shock
• Foreign Body Airway Obstruction, Adult, Infant & Child
• Infant Foreign Body Airway Obstruction
• Ongoing Assessment
• Warning Signs of Serious Illness
• Altered Level of Responsiveness
• Pain, Severe Pressure, or Discomfort in Chest
• Breathing Difficulty, Shortness of Breath
• Severe Abdominal Pain
• Mechanism for Significant Injury
• Swollen, Painful, Deformed Limb
• Specific First Aid Problems (allergic reactions, asthma more..)
• Moving Patients
• Emotional Impact of Providing First Aid Care

Check Training Calender or E-mail us for dates.

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