Pediatric First Aid for Caregivers and Teachers (PedFACTS)
Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Sep 21, 2012 - Health & Fitness - 320 pages
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is pleased to bring you the Second Edition of its national pediatric first aid course, Pediatric First Aid for Caregivers and Teachers (PedFACTs). The PedFACTs course is designed to give caregivers and teachers the education and confidence that they need to care effectively for sick or injured children. This participant manual is the core of the PedFACTs course with features that reinforce and expand on the essential information. Each emergency topic is divided into three sections: •What You Should Know: Provides background information. •What You Should Look For: Provides assessment information. •What You Should Do: Provides first aid treatment information?The “4Cs of Pediatric First Aid” help focus providers on the steps they need to take to safely manage emergencies: Check, Call, Care, and Complete. New to the Second Edition, instructors can choose to teach the entire course in the classroom setting or have their students take the 2-hour online course before coming to class for the on-site skills and scenarios.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
What is Pediatric First Aid?
4Cs of Pediatric First Aid
CPR and Choking Relief
Loss of Responsiveness Fainting and Head Injuries
Cold and HeatRelated Injuries
Common Chronic Diseases
Common Childhood Illnesses
Other editions - View all
4Cs of Pediatric adults Aid Care Aid Tip irst airway Algorithm allergens allergic reaction Anaphylaxis asthma auto-injector automated external defibrillator bandage bite blisters blood body fluids burn call EMS cardiac arrest Caregivers and parents cause chest compressions Child Abuse child is unresponsive Child May Return child needs child’s Care Plan child’s medical provider child’s parent choking clean cloth cold pack cough diaper diarrhea difficulty breathing disease disinfecting epinephrine fever food allergies glucose Hands-off ABCs Hands-on ABCDEs heat heat index Help Keep Children hypoglycemia infant infection inhaler irst Aid Tip Keep Children Safe Know Look medical gloves medicine mouth normal Notify the parent pain parent or guardian Pediatric First Aid Poison Help hotline prevent rash rescue breaths rinse School or Child seizure sickle cell disease signs and symptoms soap sting surfaces swallowed swelling temperature tetanus Tip irst Aid tissue tooth Topic vomiting wound