Mater Mothers' First Aid for Babies
Endorsed by leading neonatal critical care specialists and paediatricians the Mater Mothers’ First Aid for Babies course equips parents and carers with first aid skills to give them the confidence to care for their baby in the event of an emergency.
From teaching participants how to identify emergency situations, through to arming them with the practical knowledge and skills needed to respond to and manage common baby injuries and emergencies, the course was developed as a collaborative project between Mater Mothers’ Hospital—one of Australia’s largest maternity providers—and Mater Education and delivered by experienced midwives, neonatal and paediatric nurses.
Key areas of learning include:
- resuscitation (CPR) for infants and young children
- allergic reactions
- respiratory illnesses.
Who should attend?
Our Mater Mothers’ First Aid for Babies course is designed for parents-to-be, carers, grandparents, plus any member of the community who would like to learn First Aid skills tailored to the care of babies.
The hands-on session includes information on a range of baby first aid fundamentals, including:
- Resuscitation (CPR) for infants and young children
- Allergic reactions
- Respiratory illnesses.
$100 (incl. GST) per person
$170 (incl. GST) per couple
$145 (incl. GST) per couple who have delivered, or are booked to deliver their baby at Mater Mothers' Hospital
- Individual registration, please use code SINGLE
- Mater parents* registration, please use MATER PARENTS
* By claiming this discount, you agree to provide proof of being a Mater Parent upon request. If you cannot provide requested proof, you may be required to pay the full couple rate.
Our first aid course in Brisbane provides the lifesaving skills and knowledge required to provide a first-aid response to a casualty.
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