Anaphylaxis Management

FAA Level 3 Award- 1 Day Course

The UK has some of the highest prevalence rates of allergic condition's in the world. Anaphylaxis is a life threatening, serious allergic reaction to an allergen such as food or insect stings. If it is not treated appropriately it may cause death. This training is for qualified First Aiders to enable them to recognise and treat anaphylaxis safely and effectively.


Upon completion of the course the First Aider will receive an Ofqual regulated qualification. This qualification lasts for 3 years.

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Course Content

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  • Describe anaphylaxis
  • Identify triggers for anaphylaxis
  • Describe life threatening problems associated with the:

  1. Airway
  2. Breathing
  3. Circulation
  4. Disability (Neurological Status)
  5. Exposure (Skin and mucosal changes)

  • Explain the need for an early call for help
  • Explain the treatment for anaphylaxis:

  1. Non re-breather mask
  2. Removal of trigger
  3. Auto-injector

  • Identify key features of adrenaline auto-injectors
  • Conduct an initial assessment using the ABCDE approach
  • Demonstrate a recovery position
  • Demonstrate resuscitation for an adult and/or child
  • Recognise the need to use an auto-injector
  • Prepare medication for administration during anaphylaxis treatment
  • Demonstrate the safe use of an adrenaline auto-injector using a training device
  • Safely dispose of sharps according to agreed ways of working
  • Handover the casualty to a medical professional

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