Anaphylaxis Emergency Care Course
The aim of the course is to develop the skills and knowledge of anyone who is required to use an auto-injector for the treatment of anaphylaxis.
Duration of course
A half-day course consisting of theory and some practical work
A range of subjects is covered including:
- Allergic reactions
- Casualty care
- Adult, paediatric and infant resuscitation
- Recovery position
- Auto-injectors (Anapen and Epipen)
The qualification is valid for 3 years from the date of the course finishing.
Although there is no formal assessment, the trainer will assess each individual through on-going assessment during the course and issue a certificate of attendance.
A maximum of 12 students can be accommodated on this course and there is no age barrier.