Duration - 6 hours
This training is for qualified First Aiders and Emergency First Aiders to enable them to recognise and treat Anaphylaxis safely and effectively.
A range of subjects are covered including:
What is Anaphylaxis
Identification of triggers for Anaphylaxis
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
Removal of trigger where possible/appropriate
By the end of the course candidates will be able to:
Identify key features of adrenaline-auto injectors
Conduct an initial assessment using the ABCDE approach
Demonstrate resuscitation for adult and/or child
Recognise the need to use an auto-injector
Demonstrate the safe use of an adrenaline auto-injector using a training device.
Understand the need for safely disposing of sharps according to agreed ways of working and handover of the casualty to a medic
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.
A maximum of 12 students can be accommodated on this course and all learners must be a minimum of 16 years of age.
We are able to deliver this course on site, reducing your costs in respect of additional time out and travelling. If you only have a small number who need training then please contact us for course availability in your area.