First Aid on Children

Parents, parents-to-be, grandparents and anyone else caring for children from early infancy and toddlers to pre-teenagers will learn life saving and basic first aid skills in this full day course. Upon completion, participants will have the knowledge and the confidence to deal with a sick child or a child in a medical emergency.

The course covers of three main topics: life saving skills, first aid skills and an introduction to home remedies for daily ailments such as cold and coughs, fever or diarrhoea and vomiting.

During the life saving part, participants will learn to recognise and manage unconsciousness and choking and to perform CPR on infants and children.

The first aid component introduces participants to all basic first aid measures for wound care and severe bleeding, seizures and head injuries, burns and scalds and how to care for a fracture.

This course will also cover ticks, Lyme Disease and Tick-Borne Encephalitis TBE (in German Frühsommer-Meningo-Enzephalitis FSME). Ticks transmitting Lyme Disease are found in all of Switzerland, ticks transmitting TBE are found in specific areas, of which Basel and surrounding is one of those.

The course fee is CHF 150 and will be due in cash in the course.

More information about the First Aid on Children course.

Eichenweg 2, 8134 Adliswil, Switzerland
Zurich International School

Sunday, January 20, 2019
8 until 18 o'clock


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