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Safeguarding Young People and Paediatric First Aid


Saturday 2nd March
Meeting Room 4/5 SUHQ

Lunch and refreshments will be provided


Safeguarding Children and Young People (Child Protection Training)

Children and young people can be at risk of physical and emotional harm from being mistreated. For this reason, volunteers working with children must be aware of safeguarding measures that are in place to ensure that:

  • Any potential abuse or mistreatment of a child or young person is reported appropriately
  • You, as a volunteer, are protected from allegations of mistreatment by ensuring that you work in an appropriate and professional manner.

Paediatric Emergency First Aid Training

Topics covered:

  • Communication and delegation in an emergency
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation: Adult, child and baby
  • Choking and care of the airway
  • Care of the unconscious child
  • Control of bleeding
  • Treatment of burns and scalds
  • Nosebleeds
  • Head injuries
  • Fractures
  • Asthma
  • Common childhood medical conditions: Febrile seizure, Meningitis and septicaemia, Measles, stings.

Please note this training session is compulsory for all Kidz Kamp 2013 volunteers!


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