- Based in Hereford
West Midlands,South West,Wales
How to book
Use the course enquiry form on the right or call them on 01432 383678.
Training Course Details
- Delivery Method: In-house/Workplace, Classroom-based/Venue
- Suitable for: Individual, Group
- Venue Option 1 - Location: Churchill House, Hereford HR1 1DE
- Venue Option 1 - Dates: 28 November 2016
This AoFA Level 2 qualification has been designed to provide the knowledge and skills needed to manage casualties with anaphylaxis.
Anaphylaxis is a potentially life threatening condition and prompt action in its recognition and management is essential to preserve life.
This course provides the underpinning knowledge and appropriate skills to manage casualties and ultimately, if required, to perform effective basic life support until emergency assistance can arrive.
Who is it for?
Anyone who requires a first aid qualification that covers additional training for the management of anaphylaxis.
- Outdoor instructors, eg hill walking, kayaking, canoeing, rock climbing, etc
- Duke of Edinburgh Award learners and assessors
- Cadet force leaders
- Scout and Guide leaders
- Walking leaders
- Running leaders
- Child carers
- Medical practice staff, eg doctors, nurses, dental, etc
- Teachers and teaching assistants
- Care home staff
On completion of this course participants will be able to:
- Manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally
- Manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally
- Recognise a casualty with anaphylaxis
- Manage a casualty with anaphylaxis
- Administer treatment to a casualty suffering from anaphylaxis, including summoning appropriate emergency assistance
- Prepare appropriate medication for administration during anaphylaxis treatment
- Identify key features of various adrenaline auto-injectors
- Demonstrate the safe use of an adrenaline auto-injector using training device
- State how to safely dispose of sharps
This course can be delivered in-house, if required.