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EpiPen Training

1/2 Day Course

About This Course

Anaphylaxis & Epipen Training This course is suitable for any person who is involved in the administration of drugs and needs to be aware of the diagnosis and treatment of anaphylactic reactions. We offer nation-wide coverage, delivered by experienced professional trainers. Anaphylaxis is an extreme and severe allergic reaction. The whole body is affected, often within minutes of exposure to the allergen but sometimes after hours. Common causes include foods such as peanuts, tree nuts (e.g. almonds, walnuts, cashews, Brazils), sesame, fish, shellfish, dairy products and eggs. Non-food causes include wasp or bee stings, natural latex (rubber), penicillin or any other drug or injection. In some people, exercise can trigger a severe reaction – either on its own or in combination with other factors such as food or drugs (e.g. aspirin). generalised flushing of the skin nettle rash (hives) anywhere on the body sense of impending doom swelling of throat and mouth difficulty in swallowing or speaking alterations in heart rate severe asthma abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting sudden feeling of weakness (drop in blood pressure) collapse and unconsciousness Anaphylaxis and Epipen Training For those working in an environment with people who suffer from anaphylaxis in their care (taught by experienced staff) Accident prevention (understanding the difference between an intolerance and allergy) Recording accidents and incidents Planning for emergencies Communication and casualty care Unconscious casualty management Resusciation Recognising and responding to: Allergic reactions Anaphylaxis – signs, symptom and treatment Auto-injector – Anapen, Jextpen and Epipen Primary Survey Asthma The complete course can take 2 / 2.5 hours approximately Should you only require the administration of the epipen, and not the above subjects, the duration of the course will take approximately 1 hour.

Contact Details

  • Brewery Drive, Lockwood, Huddersfield HD4 6EN, UK

    01484 532500

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