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Level 3 Immediate Management of Anaphylaxis: 1-day course

Level 3 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 dates will be published once the country is operational. In the meantime if you wish to register your interest or find out more Contact Us or call on 01793 852951.

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

More about this course

 

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.

The course is made up of practical and theoretical sessions delivered by your Instructor who will provide a detailed course programme.

£90 pp + VAT open course

Each learner receives a training pack including resources and ideas to help them practice the skills covered. Depending on the course the pack will have differnt content specific to the type of course attended. For the First Aid at Work courses the pack includes a course companion workbook, first aid manual.

Each course meets the requirements outlined in the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981. The HSE requires a set amount of contact hours that differs for each course. Learners must attend all sessions to be eligible for assessment, which is done by continuous observation and questioning during the course.

On successful completion of each first aid course, you will receive a certificate which is valid for three years.

The number and type of first aiders is determined by the risks in your business. To help, the HSE publish a useful guide in thier First at Work INDG214 Guide and Table 2 from this guide is below to help.

First Aider Numbers INDG214 For more information or if you need help choosing which course is right please contact us.

The courses runs from 9am until 4-5pm each day (depending on the course), with a lunch break between the morning and afternoon sessions. Refreshements are provided. At our training facility the courses are delivered in comfortable classroom setting with a practical area. All courses offers a practical, hands-on approach to first aid that delivers the skills and confidence to use first aid skills in a real life situation. For added reassurance, each learner is assessed throughout the course using a range of practical demonstrations, question and answer sessions, quizzes and engaging activities designed to coach and support them. To ensure you get the most effective and practical learning experience we limit group size to 12 people.

We can provide lunch for £10/head or bring your own lunch; there is a kitchen, cutlery, water boiler and a microwave.

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