Pediatric First Aid


Pediatric First Aid, CPR and AED

Idaho Health & Welfare, Idaho STAR, Idaho Child Care Program (ICCP), and the City of Boise Accepts ASHI’s Pediatric First Aid, CPR ,and AED training provided by Young Hearts Education

  • Peds - Pediatric CPR, First Aid, and AED training

    Pediatric First Aid and CPR

    Our Pediatric First Aid – CPR – AED is accepted by the Idaho STARS, Idaho Child Care Program (ICCP) and Boise City, along with many other local, state and federal agencies

  • Class registration - Here is the current class schedule

    Class schedule

    Here is the current class schedule

Recertification classes require proof that your certification has not been expired for more than 14 days.

The Pediatric First Aid, CPR and AED program helps develop basic first aid knowledge, skills, and the confidence to respond. Pediatric First Aid, CPR and AED combination training is an excellent choice for both the community and workplace setting. Pediatric First Aid, CPR and AED program is intended to help ensure the health and safety of children. Hands on skills in Adult, Child CPR, and infant CPR will help to build your confidence. 

Who should take this course?

Individuals who require or desire pediatric first aid knowledge and skills; including school bus drivers, child care workers, teachers, parents, and babysitters.

Legal Considerations• CPR and AED AlgorithmMinor Burns
• Recognizing an Emergency• ChokingCritical Burns
• Deciding to Help• Primary AssessmentChemical Burns
• Personal Safety• Secondary AssessmentElectrical Burns
• Emergency Medical Services (EMS)• Ongoing AssessmentAltered Mental Status
• Unresponsive and Not Breathing—CPRPain, Severe Pressure, or Discomfort in the ChestBreathing Difficulty, Shortness of Breath
• Sudden Cardiac ArrestInternal BleedingControl of Bleeding
• Early DefibrillationManaging ShockSevere Abdominal Pain
• Chain of SurvivalAmputationIngested Poison
• Chain of Survival for ChildrenImpaled ObjectInhaled Poison
• Chest CompressionsOpen Chest InjurySnakebites
• Rescue Breaths – CPR MaskOpen Abdominal InjurySpider Bites
• Rescue Breaths – CPR ShieldHead, Neck, or Back InjuryStinging Insects
• Unresponsive and Breathing—Recovery PositionBrain InjuryTick Bites
Swollen, Painful, Deformed LimbMarine Animal Stings
Respiratory and Circulatory SystemsImpaled Object in the EyeHuman and Animal Bites
• Basic AED OperationChemicals in the EyeHeat/Cold Emergencies
• AEDs and ChildrenNosebleedEmergency Moves
• AEDs—TroubleshootingInjured ToothEmotional Considerations
Emergency Action PlansRashIllness-related Emergencies
Incidents and Injury ReportingNeeds of Other ChildrenChildren with Special Needs
Other Illness ConsiderationsShaken Baby SyndromeTalking to Children about Your Emergency Action Plan

“The parent or guardian should create a Care Plan for children with special health care needs. Children with special needs are those who have or are at increased risk for chronic conditions. Because of the condition, the child requires health related services that others do not.”