Training For Anaphylaxis

Course Description

Severe allergic reactions (anaphylaxis) can kill without immediate first aid management. The UK is one of the top three countries in the world for the incidence of allergies. An estimated 21 million adults suffer from at least one allergy and 6-8% percent of children have a proven food allergy. Proficient training in anaphylaxis is therefore essential in helping to treat allergies and potentially even save lives.

Our Anaphylaxis training course has been designed for anyone who needs training in how and when to use an auto injector for the treatment of anaphylaxis. This course will give delegates the required knowledge, understanding and skill to manage an allergic or anaphylactic reaction within any setting. This Anaphylaxis training course is suitable for staff working in care homes, GP surgeries, health centres, schools, nurseries, or otherwise; any setting in which you may be called upon to assist a person suffering from an anaphylactic reaction.

Delivered by expert healthcare educators with extensive experience, the Anaphylaxis training course will equip delegates with the ability to safely manage anaphylaxis through the use of pre-filled auto injectors such as the Epipen, Jext Emerade or through the use of Patient Group Directives. In order to ensure your staff are competent in providing safe care for those suffering anaphylaxis, we are able to adjust the training programme to offer bespoke content based on the specific needs of your organisation.

Duration

3 hours

The Anaphylaxis training course lasts approximately 3 hours depending on the needs of your organisation.

Syllabus

  • What is anaphylaxis?
  • Common causes of anaphylaxis
  • Signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis
  • The treatment and management of anaphylaxis
  • Safe use of the auto injector (Epipen, Jext and Emerade)
  • Summary and evaluation

Whatever your requirement for anaphylaxis training and organisational development, get in touch to see how we can help. We will also provide the necessary competency proformas required to ensure safe and evidenced-based clinical practice following completion of the Anaphylaxis training course. This will then allow the Registered Provider to ensure mandatory competency assessments are completed within the workplace by a nominated mentor/supervisor.

If you need further advice regarding competency assessments or if you would like our Registered Nurse Trainers to provide onsite competency assessments then please do not hesitate to contact us.

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