Anaphylaxis is the most severe form of allergic reaction. Common causes are insect stings, foods and some medication. It is life threatening and requires immediate first aid (an auto-injector) and emergency medical assistance.
Someone in your school could have a severe allergy; as such, this must form part of your first aid needs assessment.
Who should attend?
This course is for people who provide childcare. Workplace first aiders who have to deal with those prone to anaphylaxis should also attend.
Why do I need accredited training courses?
Whether you are employed, running a business or taking training for other reasons, you need to ensure the course is trustworthy and will pass due diligence checks. Taking courses that are accredited gives you peace of mind of the quality, compliance and that your certificate will be accepted.
- What is Anaphylaxis
- Living with Anaphylaxis
- Minor allergic reactions
- What causes a reaction and who is affected
- Activating EMS
- Auto-Injector Types, Storage and Disposal
- What is an Auto-Injector
- Storage and disposal
- Who prescribes auto-injectors
- Checking auto-injectors and expiry dates
- Signs, Symptoms and Treatment
- Signs and symptoms of Anaphylaxis
- Basic First Aid advice
- Schools and teachers
- Biphasic Anaphylactic Reactions
- Giving a second dose