Basic Life Support and Management of Anaphylaxis (QCF)

qualsafe-awards-registered-centreDid you know that in 2014, there were over 4,000 hospital admissions for anaphylaxis in England?

Anaphylaxis is a severe and life-threatening allergic reaction, which requires immediate medical attention. With the number of sufferers increasing each year, it is extremely important to know what to do when faced with this acute emergency condition.

The QA Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Management of Anaphylaxis (QCF) qualification has been designed for those who have a specific responsibility at work, at home or in voluntary and community activities, to provide basic life support and manage anaphylaxis when dealing with an emergency. Successful candidates will be able to recognise the signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis, and will be equipped with the vital skills needed to administer safe, prompt and effective treatment.

What’s Covered?

  • Chain of survival
  • Incident and casualty assessment
  • Managing an unresponsive casualty
  • CPR
  • Recovery Position
  • Common anaphylaxis triggers
  • Signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis
  • Treatment
  • Medication
  • Adrenaline auto-injectors

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Course dates for 2018 now available: First Aid at Work Level 3 (RQF), Emergency First Aid at Work Level 3 (RQF) & Fire Marshal / Warden dates from Jan-Apr have been released. Early booking is essential to secure your place.

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