Management of Anaphylaxis

The FAA Award in Immediate Management of Anaphylaxis (Level 3 RQF/Level 6 SCQF) qualification is for people looking to develop the skills and knowledge to recognise anaphylaxis and provide emergency medical treatment and management until medical assistance arrives.

Who can administer an adrenaline auto-injector? Under Regulation 238 of The Human Medicines Regulations 2012anyone can administer Schedule 19 medications including adrenaline 1:1000 (up to 1mg for intramuscular use in anaphylaxis) for the purpose of saving a life in an emergency.

All learners are provided with an appropriate full-colour manual and first aid kit upon completion of the course. Businesses can be provided with appropriate BS8599-1 First Aid Kits and an Automated External Defibrillator on request (additional costs may apply).

Topics covered:

  • Law and consent
  • Primary survey
  • Common causes of anaphylaxis
  • Signs and symptoms
  • Treatment
  • Medications
  • Adrenaline auto-injectors
  • CPR
  • Recovery Position
  • Sharps disposal

Delivered over 1 day

Certificate valid for 3 years (annual refreshers recommended)

Regulated by Ofqual or the Scottish Qualifications Authority

💳 £80 per person (group discounts available)

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