Basic Life Support and Management of Anaphylaxis First Aid Training
We are able to offer this half-day anaphylaxis first aid training course for anyone who requires training in how and when to use an auto injector in the treatment of anaphylaxis. Around 40% of children in the UK suffer with allergies.
What is anaphylaxis?
Anaphylaxis is an extreme and severe allergic reaction. The whole body is affected, often within minutes of exposure to the allergen but sometimes after hours.
What can cause anaphylaxis?
Basic Life Support and Management of Anaphylaxis First Aid TrainingCommon causes include foods such as peanuts, tree nuts (e.g. almonds, walnuts, cashews, Brazils), sesame, fish, shellfish, dairy products and eggs.
Non-food causes include wasp or bee stings, natural latex (rubber), penicillin or any other drug or injection. In some people, exercise can trigger a severe reaction – either on its own or in combination with other factors such as food or drugs (e.g. aspirin).
Basic Life Support and Management of Anaphylaxis – who is this course suitable for:
The ‘Basic Life Support and Management of Anaphylaxis’ training is for anyone who needs training in how and when to use an auto injector in the treatment of anaphylaxis. The course is ideal for anyone who works in a child care environment such as Childminders, Nursery staff, Early Years staff, Teachers and Sport centre staff.
3 Hours. We are flexible with starting times to meet the needs of your business.
The Anaphylaxis first aid training course will empower the candidate with the knowledge and understanding on the Prevention, recognition and treatment of severe allergic reaction including the use of auto-injectors and CPR in their work environment.
Basic Life Support and Management of Anaphylaxis First Aid – Course Content:
Delegates are required to take active participation in the practical demonstrations of the Anapen®, JextPen® and EpiPen® in order to achieve certification.
- Understand the role and responsibilities of the first aider
- Auto-injector – Anapen®, JextPen® and EpiPen®
- Unconscious casualty management
- Anaphylaxis – signs, symptom and treatment
- Common causes of anaphylaxis
- Assessing the situation and acting safely, effectively and promptly in an emergency
- Possible Side Effects from the application of an Auto Injector
- Allergic reactions
- Recording accidents and incidents
- communication and casualty care
- Related health and safety awareness
- Practical Demonstrations
Basic Life Support and Management of Anaphylaxis – Assessment and Certification:
Assessment for the Basic Life Support and Management of Anaphylaxis training is ongoing by the instructor throughout the course and involves a number of practical assessments. On successful completion of the training delegates will receive an accredited ‘QA Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Management of Anaphylaxis’ (QCF), valid for 1 year. Anaphylaxis first aid is approved by Allergy UK, the leading medical charity for people with Allergy, Food Intolerance & Chemical Sensitivity.
We deliver the Basic Life Support and Management of Anaphylaxis Training to the following areas:
- The Wirral
- North Wales
For external advice and support for Anaphylaxis :
The Anaphylaxis Campaign is the only UK wide charity to exclusively meet the needs of the growing numbers of people at risk from severe allergic reactions.
For more information on Basic Life Support and Management of Anaphylaxis Training or any other training course offered by Training Solutions North West including how we can help you find the right training course for your business please email us or alternatively, call us on 01978 359 441 or 0151 515 0416 and speak with one of our training Consultants.