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Anaphylaxis and Basic Life Support

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This course will provide an overview of anaphylaxis; its causes, symptoms and treatment. It will then describe how to perform adult and paediatric basic life support. The content is based on current guidelines from the Resuscitation Council (UK).
This programme is suitable for any one who would benefit from an understanding of anaphylaxis and basic life support.
  • CPD learning time: 2hrs.

Course content

Module 1 – Anaphylaxis
  • Definition of anaphylaxis.
  • Physiology of anaphylaxis.
  • Anaphylaxis drug and non-drug triggers.
  • Signs and symptoms.
  • Treatment and advanced treatment.
  • Adrenaline auto-injectors.
Module 2 – Basic Life Support (BLS) Adults and Paediatrics
  • Assessing the victim.
  • Assessing breathing.
  • Chest compressions.
  • Rescue breaths.
  • Chest compression only CPR.
Module 3 – Final Assessment
  • Final Assessment

Learning outcomes

  • Understand the physiology and triggers of anaphylaxis, and management.
  • Understand how to perform BLS in accordance with UK Resuscitation Council Guidelines.

To purchase this course

This course costs £25. Click on Add to basket to purchase.

On-site training available

We can deliver can deliver bespoke on-site training for nurses, paramedics, pharmacists, doctors and other healthcare professionals. Courses can be delivered at your place of work and the content tailored to your local requirements.

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