Anaphylaxis

Aims

Immediate first aid management is required when a severe allergic reaction (anaphylaxis) occurs. This Anaphylaxis training course is intended to support anyone who requires training in how and when to use an auto injector for the treatment of anaphylaxis.

Staff working in all areas can benefit from this Anaphylaxis training course that gives the skills, confidence and knowledge to safely assist a person having an anaphylactic reaction by the use of pre-filled auto injectors such as the Epipen, Jext Emerade or through the use of PGDs or Named Prescriptions.


Anaphylaxis Course Summary:

  • What is anaphylaxis?
  • Common causes of anaphylaxis
  • Signs and Symptoms of anaphylaxis
  • Treatment and Management of anaphylaxis
  • Safe use of the auto injector (Epipen, Jext and Emerade)


Learning Outcomes

After this anaphylaxis training course delegates will be able to:

  1. Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally
  2. Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally
  3. Know how to recognise a casualty with anaphylaxis
  4. Be able to manage a casualty with anaphylaxis


Duration

This course lasts approximately 3 hours and will provide delegates with the required knowledge, skill and understanding to act appropriately in safely managing anaphylaxis.


Certification

Delegates will be issued with certificates of compliance valid for a period of 2 year. Nurses can evidence 3 hours of participatory learning for their NMC Revalidation.


Please note...

This training course is only available to employers (NHS Trusts, CCG's, Care Providers, Independent Hospitals) that are able to provide onsite training facilities for groups of 4 - 12 delegates per training session.

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