To provide high quality theoretical knowledge on what anaphylaxis is, what the symptoms of allergies and severe reactions are, and what can be done to help a person with anaphylaxis manage the condition.
- Define anaphylaxis and outline the legislation and guidelines regarding the management of anaphylaxis.
- Recognise moderate and severe reactions.
- Explain how to recognise and treat anaphylaxis.
- Outline the response to adults and children who suffer from serious allergic reactions and demonstrate practical steps to reduce further reactions.
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At the end of the course delegates should be able to:
- Outline what anaphylaxis is and how to manage it.
- Identify the differences between a moderate reaction and a severe reaction.
- Identify key features of adrenaline-auto injectors, and how to safely use it.
- Demonstrate how to recognise anaphylaxis and methods to treat it.
- Recognise when you would need to use an adrenaline auto-injector
- Know other medications that can be administered to treat anaphylaxis
- Demonstrate how to manage and monitor an anaphylactic patient.