EFR Care of the Children

Whether you are a parent or a teacher who wants to be equipped to deal with a child related emergency or someone who just wants to be prepared, the EFR Care For Children course is a great source of information.

Many aspects of this course are similar to the EFR Primary & Secondary courses, however, you will learn how to apply these skills in an environment with children.

The care for children course not only covers children, but it also shows you how to deal with infants. You will cover the following skills during the course:

  • Injury Assessment
  • Bandaging
  • Illness Assessment.

This is a one day course. Depending on the group size, the course will take up anything from 2 to 4 hours.

Theory

You will receive an EFR Care For Children manual on the day of the course. During the runtime of the course you will constantly use this manual as a reference to read skill objectives from.

Skills Development

This is the main focus of this course. During your time on course you will go over all the necessary techniques with your EFR Instructor. You will learn the value of the skills and how to put them in use if there's a real emergency.

You will have access to both your Instructor and the EFR Care For Children DVD to assist you in understanding exactly how to approach all the situations.

You will also receive important information on the following topics: 

  • 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) use
  • Serious Bleeding
  • Shock Management
  • Spinal Injury Management.
Assesments

At the end of the course you will need to write and exam that is based on all of the theory you covered during the runtime of the course. You will need to score a minimum of 75% for this exam and also cover all the ones you had incorrect with your EFR Instructor.

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