QA Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and the Management of Anaphylaxis (QCF)
Did 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.
- Chain of survival
- Incident and casualty assessment
- Managing an unresponsive casualty
- Recovery Position
- Common anaphylaxis triggers
- Signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis
- Adrenaline auto-injectors
Demonstration of aquired skills in the form of ongoing practical assessments .
The learner should be aware that they will be expected to take part in practical excersises such as CPR to gain the skills required to carry out the role of a wrokplace first aider.
This courses is taught through the medium of the English Language. Please contact us to enquire about reasonable adjustments to assessment if you don't speak English as your first language.
Classroom Based with a variety of theory and practical lessons.