Paediatric First Aid Course

Event details:

Date and Time

Wednesday 12th August, 4:30pm - 7:00pm

Event Location

Eve Health Education Room, Level 1, Boundary Court Building, 55 Little Edward Street, Spring Hill


$85pp (+booking fee)
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It’s a scary statistic for parents, that of all infant and childhood injuries, 80% happen within the home. As parents, or parents to be, are we skilled to handle a medical emergency?

Eve Health offers a Paediatric First Aid course every month and these are suited to new parents, parents to be, as well as grandparents.

The course runs for 2.5 hours and costs $85 (+bf) per person. It is practical and hands on in a small group, with a focus on the most common household injuries known to affect babies and toddlers. At the end of the session you will be more confident in what to do in an emergency situation, equipped with the knowledge on how to save a life and know what to do in the crucial time where you are waiting for an ambulance to arrive.

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You will learn CPR for babies and children and how to manage:

  • Choking
  • Fevers and febrile convulsions
  • Burns and scalds
  • Head injuries
  • Allergic reactions
  • Poisons, bites and stings
  • Drownings

The sessions are run by Chantelle Forsyth and Nicole Scurr from The Parenting Place. They have extensive experience in paediatric emergency, maternal child health, lactation therapy and teaching first aid.

Chantelle and Nicole are very passionate about education, and as parents themselves, they are aware of how important it is to have knowledge surrounding first aid to help your children when you least expect it. 

Educating parents on how to respond in an emergency is essential knowledge and is something they are very passionate about.

Bookings are essential and are open to the public.

Next course dates:

  • Wednesday 12th August 2020
  • Wednesday 9th September 2020

All courses run from 4:30pm – 7:00pm.