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QA Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and the Management of Anaphylaxis Bolt on (QCF)

Summary

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.

Topics

  • 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

Certification Validity

1 Year

Assessment

Demonstration of aquired skills in the form of ongoing practical assessments .

Prerequisites

The learner should be aware that successful acheivement of this award will require participation in various practical excersises such as CPR and must demonstrate these skills at floor level.

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..

Teaching Style

Classroom Based with a variety of theory and practical lessons.

Awarding Organisation

Qualsafe Awards

Duration (in days)

1

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