Anaphylaxis is a severe allergic reaction which can be potentially fatal if not treated. Anaphylaxis is a reaction which attacks the immune system, affecting the whole of the body; typically within minutes of having contact with the allergen however sometimes a reaction can have a delayed effect and can occur hours later.
Learners on this course will explore
- What is anaphylaxis
- Signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis
- Who is affected by anaphylaxis
- Causes and triggers
- Diagnosis of anaphylaxis
- Treatment of anaphylaxis
- The recovery position
- What does recovery do?
- The influenza vaccination
Half day or a 30-minute online course