Accredited course providing Managers & Senior Staff with the skills and techniques to effectively assess the competence of their staff to administer medicines safely. Suitable for Managers and Senior Staff in adult services and children’s services.
Anaphylaxis & Adrenaline Auto-Injector Administration (Epipen®/ Jext®/ Emerade®)
The accredited course you need to support a person with anaphylaxis and understand their medicines. This course is a 3 hour session.
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- Course Information
Are your staff fully trained to administer Epipen®, Emerade® or Jext®?
You never know when a person in your care may experience an anaphylactic reaction. Staff need to be confident and trained on current best practice to fully support a person with anaphylaxis. Our Adrenaline Auto-Injector Administration course provides staff with detailed information on anaphylaxis, its symptoms and causes, available treatments as well as up to date guidance on effectively using different types of injectors.
- What anaphylaxis is and what causes it
- How common is anaphylaxis
- What the symptoms are
- What the treatments are
- What the emergency treatment for anaphylaxis is
- How to use different types of injectors
- Procedures needed in the care setting
- Practice how to use an adrenaline auto-injector
The accredited course you need to support a person with anaphylaxis and understand their medicines.
This course is:
- Accredited by CPD
- Developed and presented by qualified Pharmacist trainers
- Compliant with CQC requirements
- Evidenced by a certificate of successful completion
- £595 + VAT for up to 16 delegates
- Equates to £37 per delegate
Face to Face Training
- £675 + VAT for up to 16 delegates
- Equates to less than £43 per delegate
- Travel costs may apply
How long do the courses take?
Most of our face to face courses are half day (3-hour) sessions with a qualified Pharmacist trainer at your venue. Some supplementary courses, such as buccal midazolam & epilepsy or Epipen & adrenaline auto-injector administration, are 2-hour sessions.
Our Foundation e-learning courses take between 1.5 to 2 hours to complete. Competency Assessments and Refresher courses take approximately 1 hour and Bite-size courses take approximately 30 minutes.
Our distance learning workbooks can be completed in your own time and at your own pace.
Are OPUS courses accredited?
Yes! All of our courses and services are accredited by CPD, and we are a Skills for Care Endorsed Training Provider.
Where do courses take place?
E-learning courses are completed online and can be used on any internet-enabled device, including Macs, PCs and iPads.
Distance Learning Workbooks are posted promptly to an address of your choosing. Larger order can be couriered to you or sent recorded delivery.
How many people can attend a Face to Face course?
Our face to face courses are for small groups of up to 16 learners.
Manager’s courses are undertaken in smaller groups of up to 10 delegates.
When do I get my certificate?
For our face to face courses, the trainer will mark your assessments and all successful delegates will receive their certificate via email following the training, usually within 7 days.
With distance learning, simply pop your completed assessment in the post or scan it in and email it to us for marking and your certificate will be emailed to you for you to print off and keep.
How long does my certificate last for?
For most courses, certificates have a recommended refresher of 2 years.
Skills for Care guidance recommends that training be updated at least annually and OPUS offers online competency assessments which can be used a year after your training for this purpose and refresher courses which can be completed when your certificate expires.