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Pediatric First Aid for Caregivers and Teachers (Ped Facts), 2nd Edition

  • American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
  • ISBN-10: 1449670415
  • ISBN-13: 9781449670412
  • 0 Pages | Paperback
  • COPYRIGHT: 2014 Published
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Overview

About the Product

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 PedFACTs course also covers 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. A free access code that provides admittance to this 2-hour online course is included with each participant manual.

Features

  • 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. A free access code that provides admittance to this 2-hour online course is included with each participant manual.

Table of Contents

Algorithms
Acknowledgments
Pediatric First Aid for Caregivers and Teachers Course

Topic 1: What is Pediatric First Aid
Topic 2: Prevention
Topic 3: 4Cs of Pediatric First Aid
Topic 4: Difficulty Breathing
Topic 5: CPR and Choking Relief
Topic 6: Loss of Responsiveness, Fainting, and head Injuries
Topic 7: Seizures
Topic 8: Allergic Reactions
Topic 9: Bites and Stings
Topic 10: Poisonings and Ingestions
Topic 11: Controlling Infection, Bleeding, and Swelling
Topic 12: Bone, Joint, and Muscle Injuries
Topic 13: Burns
Topic 14: Cold and Heat-Related Injuries
Topic 15: Eye Injuries
Topic 16: Oral Injuries
Topic 17: Common Chronic Diseases
Topic 18: Preparedness

Appendix A: Common Childhood Illnesses
Appendix B: First Aid
Appendix C: Forms
Appendix D: Disinfection and Sanitization
Appendix E: Child Abuse

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