- The AoFAQ Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Management of Anaphylaxis qualification has been designed to provide the knowledge and skills 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.
- The aim of the qualification is to provide learners with the underpinning knowledge and skills to manage a casualty with anaphylaxis until further assistance from the emergency services can be obtained.
- Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally
- Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally
- Know how to recognise a casualty with anaphylaxis
- Be able to manage a casualty with anaphylaxis.
- Principles of conducting a scene survey
- Types of dangers a first aider could face
- Conduct a primary survey of a casualty
- Level of consciousness assessment
- Principles of the chain of survival
- Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
- Common triggers for anaphylaxis
- Signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis
- Management of anaphylactic shock
- Calling the emergency services
- Administer first aid to a casualty in anaphylactic shock
- Casualty recovery position
- Appropriate medication for administration in an emergency
- Safely disposal of sharps
Duration: 4 Hours
Entry Requirement: Healthcare Professionals
Lunch will not be provided only Tea and coffee will be provided in the morning and during breaks.