Anaphylaxis First Aid
Allergic reactions can happen to anyone at any time and can be fatal without treatment. This course will teach you how to recognise the causes, symptoms and subsequent treatment of severe allergic reactions (anaphylaxis). The Auto Injector (epi – pen) course can be delivered as a stand alone course or in conjunction with another First Aid course.
Who is it for?
This is a vital course for teachers, carers and members of the general public.
What will you learn?
- What is anaphylaxis?
- Awareness of anaphylaxis
- Recognition features
- First aid treatment
- Using Epinephrine / Adrenaline auto injectors
- Aftercare and recording, following the use of the auto injector
- Accidental use
How is it assessed
There’s no formal assessment - our highly experienced St John trainers will make sure you know what you’re doing by giving you plenty of advice and demonstrations until you’re confident.