The accredited distance learning course for senior staff responsible for assessing competence, auditing medicines and managing medicines errors and incidents.
Supporting Pupils with Anaphylaxis (Epipen®/ Jext®/ Emerade®)
The accredited course you need to support a pupil with anaphylaxis and understand their medicines.
About This Course
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- Course Information
Do you support a child with anaphylaxis? You never know when a young person in your care may experience an anaphylactic reaction. Staff need to be confident and trained on adrenaline auto-injectors to fully support a child with anaphylaxis. Our Supporting Pupils with Anaphylaxis course provides staff with detailed information on anaphylaxis, its symptoms and available treatments as well as up to date guidance on effectively administering adrenaline auto-injectors such as Epipen®, Jext® and Emerade®. The accredited course you need to support a pupil with anaphylaxis and understand their medicines.
- 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 school setting
- Practical session on how to use the injectors
This course is:
- Accredited by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society
- Developed and presented by qualified Pharmacist trainers
- Compliant with Ofsted requirements
- Evidenced by a certificate of successful completion
Face to Face Course£350 + VAT for a groups of up to 16 delegates Course presented by a qualified Pharmacist trainer.
How long do the courses take?
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?
This is what the RPS said about Opus:
“By being accredited as a Royal Pharmaceutical Society training provider, Opus Pharmacy Services has demonstrated that it meets our recognised quality standards and provides the benchmark for the healthcare teams it supports…”
Where do courses take place?
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?
Manager’s courses are undertaken in smaller groups of up to 10 delegates.
When do I get my certificate?
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?
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.
How do I get set up for E-learning?
How many E-learning licences do I need and how long do they last?
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