First Aid - Anaphylaxis First Aid

Venue: Broomfield Hall
Hours: 4.00
Cost (£): 75.00

Course Overview

Validated by Derby College, this qualification aims to provide first aid knowledge and skills relevant to treating anaphylaxis (allergic reactions).  This qualification allows first aiders to further enhance their first aid skills and knowledge.

Since 1st October 2013, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) no longer approves any first aid provider.  HSE guidance to employers with regards to first aid training indicates that an OFQUAL-regulated qualification will provide the employer with ready-made assurance that first aid courses meet the requirements set by the HSE.

Course Content

This course covers the following subjects:

  • Being a first aider

  • Assessment of first aid situations

  • Main aims of first aid

  • Summoning the emergency services

  • CPR (Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation)

  • Top-to-toe survey

  • The recovery position

  • Respiratory disorders

  • Life-threatening problems relating to anaphylactic shock

  • Recognise and treat anaphylaxis

  • Use of auto-injector pen when treating anaphylaxis

  • Dealing with the aftermath of the first aid incident

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