Anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis

Overview

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

Course Duration

Half day or a 30-minute online course 

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