Anaphylaxis is a major medical emergency and it is vital for anyone who may have to deliver emergency medication to have the appropriate Anaphylaxis training.
Aim of Qualification
This 1 hour short course is based on Resuscitation Council (UK) guidance and is delivered by a qualified registered Paramedic & Resuscitation Council (UK) Instructor, who has first-hand experience of dealing with anaphylactic reactions.
Anaphylaxis can be caused by many things with insect stings in particular accounting for a large proportion as do ingested foods such as nuts and shell fish. By being able to Identify someone experiencing Anaphylaxis quickly, can make all the difference to a casualties recovery. Our course will give you the confidence to identify and treat the person quickly and correctly.
Non-medically trained: This course is a detailed presentation which includes demonstrations and allows the candidate to use different auto injectors. The course is for any person interested in learning about anaphylaxis and its emergency management. It is ideal for those that support or work with children such as school/Pre-school staff, nursery staff, nannies, Au-pairs and parents or those who may support an adult with Anaphylaxis or those that have the potential to suffer from such an emergency themselves.
Medically trained: This course teaches the essential skills to identify and treat Anaphylaxis in accordance with Resus Council UK guidelines and can be part of any mandatory CPD training that needs to be completed.
A certificate of attendance will be given on completion of the course which is valid for 1 year.
Duration: 1 hour
History of Anaphylaxis
Signs and symptoms
Management and treatment of the patient
Potential hazards and prevention
Clinical case studies.
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