Responding to Anaphylactic Reactions

Course Specification:

Qualification accreditation number: 603/2457/0

Description: This qualification is aimed those working with individuals at significant risk of having an anaphylactic reaction, this includes children.

The qualification has been mapped to current UK resuscitation council guidelines.

Responding to Anaphylactic Reactions:

Responding to anaphylactic reactions is an ideal course both as a standalone course or also as a bolt-on to other first aid courses we deliver too.

responding to anaphylactic reactions

The staff member will gain the knowledge, skills, and understanding how to administer first aid to a casualty that is suffering from anaphylaxis and also perform CPR in an emergency.

Anaphylactic reactions can happen at any time and you will learn about anaphylaxis triggers and how to minimise the risk of allergic reaction, whilst learning how to recognise anaphylaxis.

This course is Ofqual approved and meets the requirements of UK Resuscitation Council guidelines too.

Regulated Qualifications:

A regulated qualification is a qualification that is provided through an ‘Awarding Organisation’ that is recognised and regulated by a UK regulator such as Ofqual in England.

Many business owners are now leaning towards a ‘Regulated Qualification’ rather than an ‘In House’ qualification as the certification for a regulated qualification demonstrates that the learner has attended a qualification approved by a UK regulator and accredited by an ‘Awarding Organisation’.

Course Pricing:

  • Staff Members
  • 1 – 6
  • 7 – 12
  • Course Pricing
  • £299 + Vat
  • £349 + Vat

  • Our pricing is clear and transparent
  • No travel costs for your staff members
  • Times & dates can be tailored to fit your business requirements.

Get In Touch With Us:

01788 700881

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) with an additional 2 hours self learning.

Course Tests:

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

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 date of the course, you will receive an A4 size certificate and also a wallet/purse size plastic qualification card.

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.

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.