Anaphylaxis is an extreme and potentially life-threatening allergic reaction, which results in rapid chemical changes in the body. Anaphylaxis can be caused by a ‘trigger’ such as insect stings, foods (e.g. nuts and shellfish) and medicines such as penicillin. This can cause reactions such as :
The aim of this training session is to enable you to recognise the signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis and treat an anaphylactic reaction.
By the end of this e-Learning session you should be able to:
This e-Learning session should be followed up by a 20 minute practical session on the use of an auto-injector. Please call the office to arrange on completion of the e-Learning session.
If you would like to discuss any of this please do not hesitate to contact any of our offices, Aberdeen 01224 51 61 71, Dundee 01382 60 40 60, Edinburgh 0131 610 9112 or Glasgow 0141 432 2018.