Anaphylaxis including Adrenaline Auto-Injector Training (epi-pen)

  • Max Persons: 15
  • Duration: 3 hours

Course Summary:

This course is suitable for any person who needs to be aware of the diagnosis and treatment of anaphylactic reactions.

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.  The right Anaphylaxis training can make a huge difference to a person's recovery.

Common 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).

What are the symptoms?

  • generalised flushing of the skin
  • nettle rash (hives) anywhere on the body
  • sense of impending doom
  • swelling of throat and mouth
  • difficulty in swallowing or speaking
  • alterations in heart rate
  • severe asthma
  • abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting
  • sudden feeling of weakness (drop in blood pressure)
  • collapse and unconsciousness
  • The definition of and causes of Anaphylaxis
  • Recognition of a minor reaction and an Anaphylactic reaction
  • Basic First Aid for a minor allergic reaction
  • Emergency First Aid treatment for a serious anaphylactic reaction
  • Training in when to administer medication for an anaphylactic reaction
  • Demonstration on how to use a Epi-Pen
  • Training in adult and child Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation

Successful candidates will be awarded the FRFA Anaphylaxis & EPIPEN Awareness certificate valid for 3 years

Accreditation is provided by First Response First Aid Ltd in accordance with the Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981

Duration: half-day (3 hours)

Group size: 12 Candidates per 1 Trainer/Assessor

Assessment method: Continuous assessment

Pre-requisite: None

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Duration: half-day (3 hours)

Group size: 12 Candidates per 1 Trainer/Assessor

Assessment method: Continuous assessment

Pre-requisite: None

Why choose First Response? (First Aid) Ltd

First Response (First Aid) Ltd have some of the most amazing trainers out there and anybody who has had the pleasure of attending any one of the many courses would fully agree with this statement.

Well done team First Response (First Aid) Ltd and a big thank you goes out to our customers for providing us with so much positive feedback.

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  • Just to say the course was the best I have ever attended. Lisa was absolutely spot on. We would recommend her to everyone and will definitely do the course with you again in 3 years ....... As long as you send us Lisa ! It was actually a much better atmosphere having the course at my house too.

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