Understanding Anaphylaxis

Course Description

This course will help you to understand anaphylaxis and the severe and potentially life-threatening allergic reactions that trigger it. 

Course Content

• A look at what anaphylaxis is, along with the common causes like nuts, milk, eggs and medicines like aspirin, antibiotics and general anaesthetic.

• The possible signs and symptoms of someone suffering from an anaphylactic reaction, as well as the different ways that reactions can present themselves.

• A look at the different treatments for anaphylaxis.

• Helpful information on dealing with anaphylaxis as well as a video and detailed information on what you should do if someone begins to have an anaphylactic reaction.

• Details on what you can do to reduce the risk of anaphylaxis.

• Information on alternative medication and the increased risk of anaphylaxis from poorly controlled asthma.

• Procedures for emergency medication including information on who you can administer it to and when to call the emergency services.

• Further information for schools such as details on individual healthcare plans and staff who should be aware of symptoms and emergency procedures.

• A collection of helpful resources to expand learning.

Key Features

• Endorsed by the School and Public Health Nurses Association.

• Level 2 programme (as graded against the nationally accepted levels and equivalent to GCSE grades A* - C).

• A fully interactive course, including optional narration for accessibility, comprising one module and one questionnaire.

• One CPD hour with a personalised downloadable certificate.

• 70% pass mark

How to apply

This online training course normally costs £10.50 but is available free to Childcare.co.uk gold members. For more details see our online training page.

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