“First aid for child injuries” – Course running in Nyon next week

There are two courses coming up in Nyon that will be of interest to all parents. The first is  “First Aid for child injuries”. The second will be “Childhood Illnesses: What you need to know”.  Both courses will  be given in English by Doctor Michelle Wright. Details and dates below.

1.     FIRST AID FOR CHILD INJURIES

This course is packed with practical advice, hands on training, lively discussions and lots of information. Along with other topics, you can expect to:

  • Learn how to deal with burns, scalds and electrocution
  • Understand the importance of head injuries and what to do
  • Practice how to deal with major bleeding, cuts, bites, broken bones and sprains
  • Learn how to deal with eye injuries
  • Get advice on what you should have in your first aid kit and how to use it 

When: Thursday 26th May 2011, 18:45-22:15

 Where: Ribambelle Garderie, Nyon

 2.  CHILDHOOD ILLNESSES: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Whenever we look after children, our own or other people’s, it is helpful to know what important illnesses can affect them. Children can become sick quite quickly and if we learn how to recognise the early signs of some important illnesses, we will be best placed to help them. Amongst other topics, you can expect to:

  • Learn about the danger of fevers and what to do about them
  • Understand how to recognise an ill child and know when to call the doctor
  • Recognise the warning signs of meningitis
  • Get advice about how to deal with everyday common problems including diarrhoea, rashes, coughs and colds

 When: Tuesday 7th June 2011, 18:45-22:15

 Where: Ribambelle Garderie, Nyon

 COURSE FEES

Each 3 ½ hour course costs 100 CHF per person to include a comprehensive course booklet and light refreshments

 HOW TO REGISTER FOR A COURSE

Please email drmichellewright@healthfirst.ch stating which course and which date you would like to attend

 For more information about who we are and other courses that we deliver, please visit Healthfirst (note our website is undergoing a re-build and is currently not fully functional).