This Anapyhlaxis and Autoinjector Short Course is designed to help you understand the risks of a severe allergic reaction and how to administer emergency treatment.
The course outlines how anaphylaxis can be caused by a broad range of ‘triggers’, such as insect stings, foods, for example nuts and shellfish, latex and medicines, such as penicillin.
Learners will also learn how to recognise the symptoms and identify how to administer first aid to a casualty who is suffering from anaphylaxis.
Who should take this course?
Any employee or manager working in an environment where an understanding of anaphylaxis and autoinjectors would be beneficial. This course can be used as a stand-alone module or included in an induction programme.
How long does the course take?
Most trainees will complete the course in 20 to 40 minutes..
How is the course assessed and accredited?
The course provides the teaching and materials necessary for CPD and training purposes. Multiple-choice questions are provided so that learners can test their knowledge and understanding. However, please note that this is not the same as accreditation.
If a learner wishes to accredit this learning, he/she will need to take an examination with the appropriate board and be supervised remotely. These services are available from IBA UK at a reasonable rate – please contact us for details.
What do you need to carry out the course?
No prior knowledge is needed.
The e-learning is available to use on multiple platforms such as tablets, PCs and laptops. All you need is an internet connection. Learners simply log on to the Highfield Learner Management System (LMS) and work their way through the course, along with the scenarios that provide them with real-life context.
What does the course cover?
- Reactions to allergens
- An employee’s responsibility
- Adrenaline autoinjectors
- Common traits
The price of training reduces with the number of learners you book with us. The more you book, the more you save! Please call us for details.
Course prices do not include accreditation. If you wish to gain accreditation for the course, we can arrange for exam board registration and remote invigilation for the assessment. Contact us for details.
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