The interactive Pediatric Basic First Aid course focuses on the illnesses and injuries commonly found in children. Conducted by an on-site CPR Plus professional, this American Heart Association (AHA) class teaches the industry standards required for healthcare providers, schools, and daycares as well as businesses and organizations.
Register today for St. Louis’ leading Pediatric Basic First Aid course.
CPR Plus delivers the convenient in-person certification class to your office space to accommodate your company’s schedule. We also help individuals who are seeking Pediatric Basic First Aid training by offering courses at multiple locations throughout the St. Louis area.
Once the class is successfully completed, a certification card will be issued within 24 hours or even the same day of the class. The card is valid for two years.
The instructor-led format provides skill proficiency for the following areas:
- Surveying the scene
- Recognizing signs and symptoms of illness, shock, and injury
- Treating children with injuries
- Controlling bleeding
- Bandaging and splinting
- Transporting children
- Treating children for shock
- Treating children with head injuries
- Recognizing and treating other serious illnesses and injuries
- Pediatric focused injuries and illnesses
- Triage principles
- Legal aspects of providing first aid
The certification training is appropriate for anyone who lives or works with children including childcare providers, parents, teachers, and coaches. Class material prepares students to recognize and care for a variety of primary care, breathing, and cardiac emergencies involving children and infants.
CPR Plus offers another unique way to earn Pediatric Basic First Aid certification. The HeartCode® Pediatric Basic First Aid program is a great option for students who want to learn outside of the traditional classroom setting. This two-part, online opportunity gives students the freedom to review lessons at their own pace.