Family and Friends First Aid for Children courses are offered throughout South Africa by St John Ambulance:
The course is ideal for parents, grandparents, babysitters, nannies, healthcare professionals or anyone involved with the care of young babies or young children. Family and Friends First Aid for Children provides the person attending the course with a basic orientation to the skills of CPR and choking for adults, children and infants.
Family and Friends First Aid for Children course content covers:
Basic first aid
The knowledge and skills you will learn in the Family and Friends First Aid for Children course will enable you to manage an emergency situation. When an accident does occur, it is vital to have someone at hand who has the skills to assist children in an emergency.
To find out more about this course in your local area or for more course details, contact St John Ambulance South Africa.
People who recently completed the Family and Friends First Aid for Children course feel they could respond to a crisis with more confidence and have the knowledge that could make the difference in a life-threatening situation for their children, grandchildren, nieces or nephews.
They were part of a group that included new moms and dads, expectant parents and childcare workers. The instructors made the day interesting and fun, while making sure that they were aware of the serious nature of the day.
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