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Anaphylaxis and Administration of Rescue Medication

Welcome to the Helping Hands Anaphylaxis course which is designed to equip participants with the knowledge to manage and deal with incidents of severe allergic reactions. This includes use of rescue medications, identification and management of allergens, recognition of symptoms and emergency actions. Upon completion of this course participants will be able to effectively support people with allergies, take preventative measures to minimise the risk and likelihood of an allergic reaction and appropriately respond to incidents of allergic reaction and anaphylaxis.

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Anaphylaxis and Administration of Rescue Medication Training Course Overview

Unit I: What is Anaphylaxis?
Unit II: Symptoms
Unit III: Molecular Anaphylactic Reaction
Unit IV: Types of Reaction
Unit V: Common Causes
Unit VI: Treatments
Unit VII: Devices (Epi pens)
Unit VIII: Storage
Unit IX: Key Principles of Good Management
Unit X: Allergen Avoidance
Unit XI: Crisis Management
Unit XII: What to do in an Allergic Reaction
Unit XIII: Who's Responsible for what?

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you need any prior training/qualifications to do this course?

No, participants do not need any prior training or qualifications to attend this course. Helping Hands’ training courses are designed to pass on skills and knowledge to complete novices as well as experienced professionals, all participants will benefit from this course regardless of experience or existing skills/knowledge.

Do you offer this course online?

As this course contains some physical aspects and the teaching of hands-on skills it cannot be delivered online or via virtual workshop. 

Do you need to be physically fit to do this course?

There are some physical aspects to this course. However, these physical requirements are not considered to be taxing or requiring a high level of fitness – all people of moderate health will be able to participate without difficulty.

Do you gain a qualification from this course?

This course is certified by Helping Hands and participants that pass this course can hold their course certificates as evidence of learning and an excellent level of knowledge, understanding and skills pertaining to this topic.




Helping Hands Community Hub Ltd.
10 Leeds Road
S9 3TY


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