HealthFirst

Saving Young Lives Part 2: Accidents & Life-threatening Illnesses in Babies and Children

This training covers:

  • A step-by-step approach to follow in a medical emergency involving your baby or child
  • Calling for emergency help in Switzerland and what to say
  • Seizures and febrile convulsions: what they look like and how to help your child
  • Recognising and managing life-threatening bleeding and shock
  • Basic wound care and the first aid for nosebleeds
  • Sprains and broken bones: telling the difference; how to make an arm sling
  • When to consider a spinal injury and what to do
  • Head injuries: when should I worry if my child hits their head?
  • Burns first aid
  • Accidental poisoning: when to call the poisoning information line; when to call an ambulance
  • Asthma: recognising a severe attack; understanding how to help
  • Recognising serious allergic reactions (anaphylaxis) and learning how to use an EpiPen™
  • Recognising meningitis and sepsis
  • Fever fighters and painkillers: when can I use them to help my child
  • First aid kit essential items and how to use them

Course fees include a triangular bandage (to make a sling) and a crepe bandage (for bandaging wounds and joints) for each participant.

Course certification

HealthFirst Certificate of Attendance in Saving Young Lives: Accidents and Life-threatening Illnesses in Babies and Children (valid for 2 years)

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Course fees include a triangular bandage and a crepe bandage for each participant.

Geneva | Saving Young Lives Part 2 | June 2024 CHF120

Geneva | Accidents and Life-threatening Illnesses - Saturday, 8th of June 2024, 09:30 (4 hours)

This four-hour course carries a HealthFirst Certificate of Attendance and covers important first aid for accidents and serious illnesses that babies, children, or adults may encounter in everyday situations. As well as theory, participants practise essential skills equipping them to respond in a variety of medical situations including head injuries, febrile convulsions, and serious allergic reactions.

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Pope John XXIII
rue de Montbrillant, Geneva

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Zurich | Saving Young Lives Part 2 | September 2024 CHF120

Zurich | Accidents and Life-threatening Illnesses - Saturday, 14th of September 2024, 09:30 (4 hours)

This four-hour course carries a HealthFirst Certificate of Attendance and covers important first aid for accidents and serious illnesses that babies, children, or adults may encounter in everyday situations. As well as theory, participants practise essential skills equipping them to respond in a variety of medical situations including head injuries, febrile convulsions, and serious allergic reactions.

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SeeSpital Horgen
Asylstrasse 19 8810 Horgen

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Geneva | Saving Young Lives Part 2 | November 2024 CHF120

Geneva | Accidents and Life-threatening Illnesses - Saturday, 23rd of November 2024, 09:30 (4 hours)

This four-hour course carries a HealthFirst Certificate of Attendance and covers important first aid for accidents and serious illnesses that babies, children, or adults may encounter in everyday situations. As well as theory, participants practise essential skills equipping them to respond in a variety of medical situations including head injuries, febrile convulsions, and serious allergic reactions.

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Pope John XXIII
rue de Montbrillant, Geneva

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