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Understand more about Anaphylaxis and how to recognise it

This course is aimed at anyone who requires a course in anaphylaxis awareness. The course covers the use of Epi-Pens, Emerade and Jext as well as recognition of signs, treatment, concerns and activating the EMS as well as care for the patient. We have a 100% classroom course for this and the certificate is valid for three years. To renew complete the same course again. When you have successfully completed the online or the classroom course, you will be issued a Yorkshire Medcare wall certificate and wallet card.

This course is also available to healthcare professionals tailored to the duties of a medical professional.

All our first aid courses fully meet the UK and European Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2021 including the guidelines for Anaphylaxis.

This course comes with 3.0 hours of CPD. The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a National MedicAid Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

  • Childminders
  • Nannies
  • Teachers
  • Parents
  • Patients
  • First Aiders
  • Medical professionals
  • Carers
  • Scout leaders
  • Children group workers

Course Curriculum

  • Introduction
  • What is Anaphylaxis
  • Living with Anaphylaxis
  • Minor allergic reactions
  • What causes a reaction and who is affected
  • Activating EMS
  • What is an Auto-Injector
  • Jext
  • EpiPen2
  • Emerade
  • Storage and disposal
  • Who prescribes auto-injectors
  • Checking auto-injectors and expiry dates
  • Signs and symptoms of Anaphylaxis
  • Basic First Aid advice
  • Schools and teachers
  • Biphasic Anaphylactic Reactions
  • Giving a second dose