Infant and Child First Aid

Important: Class coverage of this topic does not take the place of first aid training.  It is simply an overview of the steps one can take, in the case of an emergency, until medical assistance arrives. 

Handout: St. John Ambulance – First Aid for Emergencies (Infants and Children)

Follow along with the handout as we explore and practice each of the following scenarios.

Infant First Aid

Video Demo:  Infant CPR

Video Demo: Choking Infant Part 1 (Conscious)

Video Demo: Choking Infant Part 2 (Unconscious)

Child (1-8 Years) First Aid

(Partnered Practice: no actual back blows, abdominal thrusts, chest compressions, or mouth to mouth)

Video Demo: Choking Child: 1-8 Years (Conscious)

Video Demo: Choking Child: 1-8 Years (Unconscious)