A follow-on from the the OPUS Safe Handling of Medicines Foundation Course
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£525 + VAT for groups of up to 16 delegates. Course presented by a qualified Pharmacist trainer.
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Are Opus courses accredited?
“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…”