Virtually all states have requirements regarding infant and child (pediatric) CPR certification for caregivers. Make sure you follow your state’s specific regulations. CDA candidates also need a current CPR and first-aid certificate to obtain or renew their credential.
So, how do I become infant and child (Pediatric) CPR certified? You will need hands-on training to learn the steps of pediatric CPR. The following sources provide pediatric CPR training:
All adults who care for children should be trained in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), first-aid, and injury prevention. You should take a course in CPR and first-aid from a certified instructor before taking responsibility for the care of a child. Be prepared to act quickly, calmly, and appropriately in emergency situations.
Unsure of how to get CPR and first aid training during the COVID-19 pandemic? Read our blog, How Can I Get Pediatric First Aid and CPR Training During COVID-19?
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