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Responding to Anaphylaxis

Max Persons: 10 Duration: 1 Day

Summary

Anaphylaxis is a common, life-threatening, medical emergency that affects more than one fifth of the UK population (Levy et al., 2004), and hospital admissions in the UK have increased dramatically (Turner et al., 2015).

This course can teach you to recognise and quickly treat those who experience anaphylaxis.

References

Levy, M.L. et al. (2004). 'Inadequacies in UK primary care allergy services: national survey of current provisions and perceptions of need'. Clin Exp Allergy, 34(4), pp. 518-519, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2222.2004.1945.x

Turner, P.J. et al. (2015). 'Increase in anaphylaxis-related hospitalizations but no increase in fatalities: An analysis of United Kingdom national anaphylaxis data, 1992-2012'. J Allergy Clin Immunol, 135(4), pp. 956-963, doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2014.10.021

Cost

1 Person 0.00

2 - 5 People 0.00

6 - 10 People 0.00

Learning Objectives

  • To be able to recognise anaphylaxis.
  • To able to administer first aid to an individual experiencing anaphylaxis.

Modules

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Pre-Requisites

None

Certification & Accreditation

This course is certified & accerdited by the UK Qualifications Network.

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Further Information

Assessment method: Exam

Recommended Progression:
Annual Re-qualification.
Mandatory re-qualification every 3 years.