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Immediate Management Of Anaphylaxis

First Aid Training

01929400155

Immediate Management Of Anaphylaxis

An Anaphylactic shock, or anaphylaxis, is a life-threatening, serious allergic reaction to an allergen such as food substances or insect stings. If it is not treated appropriately, it may cause death. This training is for qualified First Aiders and Emergency First Aiders to enable them to recognise and treat anaphylaxis safely and effectively.

Course Information

Location

Lulworth Cove Visitor Centre, West Lulworth, Wareham, Dorset BH20 5PU

Dates & Times

Please contact the team on 01929 400155 for latest course dates or to arrange a bespoke training session.

Prices

The individual delegate rate is £80 for this one-day course.  A group, private booking (up to 12 delegates) is £750

What does it cover?

An Anaphylactic shock, or anaphylaxis, is a life-threatening, serious allergic reaction to an allergen such as food substances or insect stings. If it is not treated appropriately, it may cause death. This training is for qualified First Aiders and Emergency First Aiders to enable them to recognise and treat anaphylaxis safely and effectively.
When administering a medication, it is important to recognise and differentiate between allergic reactions and the potentially life-threatening anaphylactic reactions immediately. It is also essential to determine whether the individual has had an allergic or anaphylactic response to the medication in the past or prior to administration.
This course is suitable for all First Aiders and healthcare professionals, as well as those in a high risk environment where such medication is available

Syllabus

The course is made up of practical and theoretical sessions delivered by your Instructor who will provide a detailed course programme. At the end of the course, learners will be able to:

  • Describe anaphylaxis – Identify triggers for anaphylaxis -Describe life-threatening problems associated with the: Airway, Breathing, Circulation, Disability (Neurological status), Exposure (Skin and mucosal changes)
  • Explain the need for an early call for help
  • Explain the treatment for anaphylaxis: Non re-breather mask, Removal of trigger, Auto-injector Identify key features of adrenaline-auto injectors
  • Conduct an initial assessment using the ABCDE approach
  • Demonstrate a recovery position
  • Demonstrate resuscitation for adult and/or child
  • Recognise the need to use an auto-injector
  • Prepare medication for administration during anaphylaxis treatment
  • Demonstrate the safe use of an adrenaline auto-injector using a training device
  • Safely dispose of sharps according to agreed ways of working
  • Handover the casualty to a medical professional
Assessment & Marking

The course Instructor is responsible for determining whether delegates pass or fail based on practical and oral assessment throughout the course, i.e. by observation and oral questioning, as well as the completion of a multiple-choice question paper at the end of the course. The Instructor will only award a pass if they believe that delegates have displayed the requisite understanding and competencies at the end of each session throughout the course and successfully completed the question paper.

Assessment & Certification

A range of methods is used to assess the learner including, practical and questioning (open and multiple-choice). This qualification lasts for 3 years. To renew the qualification, learners will need to retake the full course. However, it is recommended that during the 3-year period, the learners attend annual refresher courses.

Want to know more?

To discuss specific requirements, please contact the team on 01929 400155. Alternatively, please complete the form on the link below and we will be in touch.