Anaphylaxis is a major medical emergency. It is vital for anyone who may have to deliver emergency medication to have the appropriate Anaphylaxis training. Our staff will advise and reassure you on this simple procedure during a fun, interactive and practical training session. This course can be delivered with you in the workplace or you may want to attend one of our open training courses.
Who is this course suitable for?
This programme is designed to help an individual that may support an Adult or Child with Anaphylaxis. This includes the safe administration of an Epi-Pen. This is especially important where teachers, teaching assistants, School staff, or Adult carers maybe asked to administer this response medication under their “loco perentas” status, the mental capacity act or as part of their normal daily duties.
What will I learn?
- Preparing for a medical emergency
- Primary assessment
- Basic Life Support
- Anaphylaxis signs, symptoms and treatment
- Safe Administration of the Auto-injector Pen
- Casualty support and aftercare, including subsequent administration
*please note this course can be adjoined with Automated External Defibrillation
, Basic Life Support
, or Paediatric First Aid Training
What is the qualification?
Competent administration of an Epi-pen and treatment for Anaphylaxis, the course is valid for 12 months.
Who is the course accredited by?
The course is approved under the EYFS guidelines for safe use of medication in early years care. It also meets the guidance provided by the HSE for persons to be qualified in this nature of medication administration. Furthermore the course meets the requirements and protocols of the Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2010.
Who will I be taught by?
Our team of trainers are not just professional teachers the majority are members of the Ambulance Service and other emergency services. They deliver factual training based on current guidelines and most importantly experience. This ensures you are being taught by a professional that has actually done in real terms what they are teaching you.
In Safe Hands has a unique facility for training. Known as the ‘Simulation Centre’ students are taught in a multi environment setting. This includes a Kitchen, Bar Area, Lounge, Car, Outdoor area, Bathroom, Bedroom, and a Children’s play area. This allows courses to be facilitated, not just ‘in the classroom’ but in working arenas similar to that of their working environment.
It’s very much a fact of life that we learn by experience, which is why our training is more experience led.
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What our trainee’s say...
It’s always a worry providing first aid in school, not being sure I have done the right thing. The course helped me understand how to prioritise different injuries and help our children with confidence. Many thanks"