Responding to Anaphylactic Reactions

Responding to Anaphylactic Reactions

Course Specification:

Qualification accreditation number: 603/2457/0

Description: This qualification is for those who require additional training in basic life support and management of anaphylaxis.

Many attendees are those working in environments that support children that may be at risk of severe allergic reactions. For example, those working in children’s nurseries and other early years settings.

The qualification has also been designed as a perfect add-on to standard first aid courses such as the QNUK Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid(RQF)

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Responding to Anaphylactic Reactions

Responding to Anaphylactic reactions course is Ofqual regulated and accredited by Qualifications Network this meets all national standards and requirements of HSE and UK Resuscitation Council guidelines.

Learners will gain the knowledge, skills, and understanding of how to administer first aid treatment to a casualty who is suffering from an anaphylactic reaction.

This course will give learners the knowledge and skills to successfully give effective treatment to a casualty suffering from an anaphylactic reaction, how to use an adrenaline auto-injector in a first aid emergency.

Learners will also learn essential lifesaving skills on how to provide safe and effective CPR to a casualty who has stopped breathing, and how to use an AED safely, confidently, and competently.

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Pricing is per person and the price we quote is the price you pay

Pricing starting from £30 + vat per learner

Min 3 – Max 12 learners

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Responding to Anaphylactic Reactions course syllabus includes;

Have the understanding to able to assess an incident in reference too:

  • Conducting a scene survey
  • Conducting a primary survey of the casualty
  • Summon appropriate assistance.

Be able to administer and provide first aid to a casualty who:

  • is unresponsive but breathing normally
  • is unresponsive but NOT breathing normally
  • is suffering from an allergic reaction.

Be able to recognise and manage a casualty suffering from an allergic reaction in reference to:

  • Common triggers
  • How to minimise the risk of an allergic reaction
  • Recognising anaphylaxis
  • How to use an approved adrenaline auto-injector

Course Duration

3 guided learning hours (1/2 day).

Course Tests

Practical observations during the learners training day and a final multi-choice question paper at the end of their course.

responding to an anaphylactic reaction

Course Qualification

Candidates who successfully pass all the practical elements of the course and pass the final  multi-choice paper will be awarded an Ofqual approved QNUK Level 3 Award in Responding to Anaphylactic Reactions (RQF)

This is valid for 1 year from the assessment date of the course, learners will receive an A4 size certificate, PDF certificate, and a plastic debit card size certificate card

Course Pre-requisites

This qualification is aimed at those over 16 who are able to undertake the responsibilities associated with being a workplace emergency first aider. Candidates between 14-16 years can undertake the qualification, however, they should not be relied upon by employers to be a sole emergency first aider.

It is recommended that candidates have a minimum of Level 2 literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

Attendees will be required to demonstrate first aid procedures as they would in a real work environment.

This includes providing CPR to a casualty who is on the floor, therefore be physically capable of doing so.

Course Progression

For learners who are looking at progressing further in first aid then QNUK Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) would be a good step.

Geographical Coverage

This qualification is available to candidates in England.

The Qualification can be delivered in other countries however candidates should be aware that the content was developed in accordance with current UK practice.

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