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E.F.R care for children



The Emergency First Response Care for Children course is an innovative CPR, AED and First Aid training course that teaches participants how to provide emergency care for injured or ill children (ages one to eight) and infants less than one year old. Participants learn about the types of medical emergencies that children face, and how they differ from adults.

The curriculum also includes the importance of attending to basic emergency situations with children, the emotional aspects of caring for children, secondary care for children, and preventing common injuries and illnesses in children.

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chil hand on the hand of an adultThe Emergency First Response Care for Children course trains the lay rescuer to follow the same priorities of care used by medical professionals.

The student masters the priorities and the procedures of patient care for infants and children in a non-stressful learning environment, which reduces the performance anxieties that interfere with learning and enhances confidence when rendering aid in a real medical emergency.

Participating conditions

Participating in the EFR Care for Children program requires to be over 18 years old. For participating in the training, no knowledge or experience in first aid is a prerequisite. The EFR Care for Children program is a comprehensive program that provides all the necessary knowledge of first aid in emergencies involving children and infants.