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Duration: 4-6 hours
Certificate: 12 months
Prerequisites: min. age 14 yrs

22300VIC Course In First Aid Management Of Anaphylaxis

Healthcorp’s Anaphylaxis EpiPen training course called 22300VIC Course in First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis, provides participants with the knowledge and skills to enable them to assist a person suffering an anaphylactic reaction until medical assistance arrives.

“Hospitalisations due to anaphylaxis have tripled over the past 13 years and has increased more than seven-fold among children aged 5 to 14”. Journal of Allergy and Immunology, July 2015

It is becoming increasingly more important for both corporate business and the general public to become Anaphylaxis prepared. Anaphylaxis is the most severe form of an allergic reaction and is potentially life threatening. It must be treated as a medical emergency, requiring immediate treatment and urgent medical attention. Obtain the necessary first aid skills to assess, manage and assist a person suffering an anaphylactic reaction until medical assistance arrives.

  • Define the term allergic reaction/anaphylaxis
  • Recognition of allergy and anaphylaxis
  • Signs and symptoms of allergic reaction
  • Risk factors
  • Provide first aid management of severe allergic reactions and anaphylaxis
  • Develop risk minimisation and management strategies for allergic reaction and anaphylaxis
  • Action Plans
  • Use of adrenaline auto-injector devices Epi Pen or Ana Pen
  • Communicate detail of the accident to Emergency services

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