This is a short 3-4 hour course has been designed for staff members who are willing to administer an EpiPen in the event that another member of staff has a life-threatening allergic reaction
|Duration||Certificate lasts for||Free E-Learning||Manuals included||Max No. Candidates||Group Price|
|3 hours||3 years||Yes||No - Handouts||12||£180 + VAT|
- Accident prevention (understanding the difference between an intolerance and allergy)
- Recording accidents and incidents
- Planning for emergencies
- Communication and casualty care
- Unconscious casualty management - Recovery position
- Allergic reactions
- Anaphylaxis – signs, symptom and treatment
- Auto-injector – Epipen
- Primary Survey
When a person has suffered a server allergic reaction, they are commonly prescribed an adrenalin auto-injector pen to carry with them should they ever have a reaction again. People often refer to these injectors as "Epipens®", however Epipen® is a brand of injector. There are 2 other common brands in use in the UK; Anapen® and Jext®.
This comprises of continuous assessment by the trainer
The qualification is designed for people who have a specific responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities, and who are willing to administer an EpiPen in the event that another member of staff has a life-threatening allergic reaction
Upon completion of the course each delegate will receive a certificate of attendance listing all of the topics covered. This certificate will last for 3 years.
A lay person cannot administer any prescribed medication or encourage someone to take another persons prescribed medication. The exception to this is using adrenalin via auto-injection for the purpose of saving a life in an emergency
This would require re-taking the course to refresh knowledge and skills
The costs are based on attending the course at one of our training centres. For training at an "In-House" venue then a surcharge may be applied
- Cost per delegate - £35 + VAT
- Cost per group - £180 + VAT
This course can be added onto an AED course for an additional £10 per candidate.