The Anaphylaxis Management Programme of learning is designed to meet the requirements of the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellance (NICE) guidelines (CG116) and follows the Resuscitation Council (UK) guidance for Health care providers when involved in emergency treatment of anaphylaxis.
The 3 hour course is designed to ensure that employees can, not only, administer / use an Auto-Injector in the treatment of anaphylaxis. But are able to manage the workplace and potentially prevent the occurrence.
The course content includes as standard, the following;
- Why Anaphylaxis, what happens
- Allergens, a brief over view
- Effects on the body, what’s happening internally and why
- Signs and Symptoms
- Types of Auto – injectors and How to use them
- What to do in an anaphylactic emergency
- Getting professional help
- First aid Treatment if required
- Scenarios - using the auto injector devices
- Management and responsibilities
As a result of attending this course delegates should be able to:
- Manage a workplace to reduce the risks of those with severe allergies having a reaction.
- Understand and recognise the signs and symptoms of a severe allergic reaction.
- Manage someone having an anaphylactic reaction and knowing when to call for emergency services, and when to administer adrenaline via an Auto Injector.
- Confidently recognise and administer Adrenaline via Epi Pen, Jext or Emerade devices.
Tea and Coffee will be provided.
This course is suitable for any first aider or staff member in a workplace where there is a recognised member of staff, student or customer who has Anaphylactic risk and carries an auto injector.