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Level 3 (RQF) Immediate Management Of Anaphylaxis

Amplio Training Level 3 (RQF) Immediate Management Of Anaphylaxis course.An Anaphylactic shock, or anaphylaxis, is a life-threatening, serious allergic reaction to an allergen such as food substances or insect stings. If it is not treated appropriately, it may cause death.

This training is for qualified First Aiders and Emergency First Aiders to enable them to recognise and treat anaphylaxis safely and effectively.

When administering a medication, it is important to recognise and differentiate between allergic reactions and the potentially life-threatening anaphylactic reactions immediately.
It is also essential to determine whether the individual has had an allergic or anaphylactic response to the medication in the past or prior to administration.
This course is suitable for all First Aiders and healthcare professionals, as well as those in a high risk environment where such medication is available.

Content

The course is made up of practical and theoretical sessions delivered by your Instructor who will provide a detailed course programme. At the end of the course, learners will be able to:

  • Describe anaphylaxis
  • Identify triggers for anaphylaxis
  • Describe life threatening problems  associated with the: 
    • Airway
    • Breathing
    • Circulation
    • Disability (Neurological status)
    • Exposure (Skin and mucosal changes)
  • Explain the need for an early call for help
  • Explain the treatment for anaphylaxis:
    • Non re-breather mask
    • Removal of trigger
    • Auto-injector
  •  Identify key features of adrenaline-auto injectors
  • Conduct an initial assessment using the ABCDE approach
  • Demonstrate a recovery position
  • Demonstrate resuscitation for adult and/or child
  • Recognise the need to use an auto-injector
  • Prepare medication for administration during anaphylaxis treatment
  • Demonstrate the safe use of an adrenaline auto-injector using a training device
  • Safely dispose of sharps according to agreed ways of working
  • Handover the casualty to a medical professional

Duration

This is a classroom-based course of 6 contact hours. Dependent on the learner’s experience, there may well be some pre-course or post-course reading.

Numbers

A maximum of 12 students can be accommodated on this course and all candidates must be a minimum of 16 years of age to qualify.

Assessment & Certification

A range of methods are used, including, practical and questioning (open and multiple-choice).
This qualification lasts for 3 years.
To renew the qualification, learners will need to retake the full course.
However, it is recommended that during the 3-year period, the learners attend annual refresher courses.


No dates have currently been scheduled for this course.
Please contact us with a view to tailoring a course to your needs either at our training centre or an in house course at your premises subject to us assessing the suitability of your premises.

On-Site Training

If your staff can't make it to a scheduled training course or if you want to train a whole team of staff, let us come to you.

As an independent local provider Amplio Training is able to offer competitively priced courses that can be delivered flexibly either during or outside of your organisation's working hours, on site or at a training venue (See Course Finder).

Training at your premises, when it suits you, to fit in with your business needs.

A cost effective way of training your team in workplace compliance qualifications with no travel or accommodation expenses to worry about.

  • We can spread the course over a number of sessions to suit your needs
  • Plan your training with a time and date that fits your organisational needs
  • Training together can be a team building experience, giving you the time and opportunity to review policies and procedures relevant to your organisation
  • Accredited national qualification
  • Training that complies with statutory legislation
  • Assessment/examination papers
  • Highly qualified instructors
  • Dedicated account manager

Please contact us should you be interested in a quotation or discussing your requirements in more detail.

If you are an individual, or a company looking to place one or more of your staff onto one of our courses, you can find a course to suit you at our venue on our scheduled courses page or, alternatively, we can schedule a course for you.