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FAA Level 3 (RQF) Immediate Management Of Anaphylaxis

This course will be delivered by Group Training
Amplio Training FAA 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.
Individual Learning

These courses can be set at your own pace with tutor support. The learner is required to undertake self-learning compromising of a series of modules and assessment within a time framework e.g. 3 weeks.
The trainer will have contact with the learners on a regular basis (email/phone/webchat) to allow monitoring of their learning and to offer guidance and ultimately when they are ready for the assessment.
The assessment is by professional discussion and where relevant practical demonstration; this will be recorded with video evidence
Learners will receive detailed information about the qualification and course including what is required of them plus PowerPoint slides, videos, websites and manuals/ebooks. Contact us.

Distance Learning
Set Timetable

These courses are scheduled as set in scheduled courses or arranged to meet the needs and timing for the organisation. Contact us.
The schedule will be set within the time required for the specific course e.g. 0900 - 1500 and delivered through webinar however learners must be prepared to arrange with the Trainer individual assessment time that can take up to an hour.
The assessment is by professional discussion and, where relevant, practical demonstration; this will be recorded with video evidence.
Prior to the course learners will receive detailed information about the qualification and course including what is required of them plus PowerPoint slides, videos, websites and manuals/ebooks.

FAA has an FAA Reasonable Adjustment Policy but due to the level of unsupervised learning, a learner will need the literacy skills to be able to read and self-learn the manual, PowerPoint presentation and any other resources.

Group Training - face to face

Social Distancing

In our Group Training COVID-19 safety guidance is strictly adhered to at all times whether training is at our own venue or delivered at your premises.
Learners are required to follow any safety precautions in place

Any courses not scheduled can be arranged on request by contacting us.
Our programs are professional and adaptable to meet the needs of the individual and training groups as a whole and maximise learner potential.
We endeavour to ensure our training sessions are innovative and interactive, using a variety of training tools and realistic scenarios to encourage discussion and learning.

Blended Learning

To minimise the time spent in classroom First Aid and Moving and Assisting People courses can be delivered through blended learning; Group Training and Distance Learning.
We can provide the venue or come to you in line with COVID-19 Safety Guidance.

Further Information

Training can be booked on evening or weekends if required. We can spread the course over a number of sessions to suit your needs.

For more information or for group discounts, multi-course bundles and non-scheduled dates and times simply complete the quick enquiry form or telephone on
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