Anaphylaxis is a serious allergic reaction that is rapid in onset and may cause death. It typically causes more than one of the following: an itchy rash, throat or tongue swelling, shortness of breath, vomiting, lightheadedness, and low blood pressure. These symptoms typically come on over minutes to hours
This regulated and nationally recognised qualification provides Learners with the opportunity to develop their skills and knowledge in basic life support and the management of anaphylaxis. The content of this qualification has been approved by the Anaphylaxis Campaign.
This qualification is aimed those working, volunteering or involved in community activities with individuals at significant risk of having an anaphylactic reaction, to provide basic life support and manage anaphylaxis when dealing with an emergency, this includes children. The qualification has been mapped to current UK resuscitation council guidelines.
Over a half day period, successful Learners will attain the knowledge and practical competencies needed to deal with a range of first aid situations, including: managing a casualty with anaphylaxis, CPR, common anaphylaxis triggers, signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis, treatment and more.
This qualification is aimed at those over 16 who are able to undertake the responsibilities of administering an Adrenaline Auto Injector. Attendees will be required to demonstrate first aid procedures as they would in a real work environment. This includes providing CPR to a casualty who is on the floor, therefore be physically capable of doing so.
Candidates are assessed for this qualification using the following methods:
• Multiple-choice question paper
Each candidate will be assessed for this qualification by the completion of a multiple-choice question paper. Candidates will be required to score a minimum of 70% correct answers to achieve a pass.
• Practical observation
Candidates are required to demonstrate capabilities as a first aider as they would in an emergency situation.
All successful Learners will receive a QNUK Level 3 Award in Responding to Anaphylactic Reactions (RQF) certificate which lasts for a period of 1 year. This qualification is achieved by completing a 4 hour course.
Open courses are inclusive of tuition, certification and a course handbook. Free follow up support will also be available from your tutor.
Group bookings for 6 or more are available on demand either at our centre or at your premises from as little as £31 each. Please contact us for a quote and availabilty.