Management of Anaphylaxis

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)
  • 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

Course Duration

  • 6 hours

Assessment

  • A range of methods are used, including, practical and questioning (open and multiple-choice).

Certification

  • Valid for 3 years