What will I learn in a PedFACTs Course?


The PedFACTs course focuses on what to do if a child in your care suddenly becomes ill or gets injured. After completing the course caregivers, teachers, and others will be better able to

• Apply the 4Cs of Pediatric First Aid to medical situations
• Recognize an ill or injured child
• Identify specific types of medical problems and give appropriate first aid care
• Know when to call emergency medical services (EMS)
• Know how to do cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
• Understand what an automated external defibrillator (AED) does and how to use one
• Know what to do when a child is choking
• Give rescue medication for a breathing problem
• Use an epinephrine auto-injector for a severe allergic reaction