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First Aid Anaphylaxis Training

First Aid Angels have been giving Anaphylaxis training to schools and staff from Mental health care workers.
Did you know that in 2014, there were over 4,000 hospital admissions for anaphylaxis in England?

Anaphylaxis is a severe and life-threatening allergic reaction, which requires immediate medical attention. With the number of sufferers increasing each year, it is extremely important to know what to do when faced with this acute emergency condition.

The QA Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Management of Anaphylaxis (QCF) qualification has been designed for those who have a specific responsibility at work, at home or in voluntary and community activities, to provide basic life support and manage anaphylaxis when dealing with an emergency. Successful candidates will be able to recognise the signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis, and will be equipped with the vital skills needed to administer safe, prompt and effective treatment.

What’s Covered

Chain of survival
Incident and casualty assessment
Managing an unresponsive casualty
CPR
Recovery Position
Common anaphylaxis triggers
Signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis
Treatment
Medication
Adrenaline auto-injectors