Schools: Children with Allergies / Anaphylaxis Training

This course is for anyone who cares for children, especially those working in the education sector. It offers practical guidance on allergy management and explains how to offer comprehensive support to children with allergies.

Key Features & Benefits of this Course

  • CPD approved course
  • A guide to create an Individual Healthcare Plan for parents, guardians and staff
  • Step-by-step emergency procedure in response to anaphylaxis
  • Suitable for all levels of staff and management
  • End of course test and printable certificate
  • Free trial, online demo and bulk discounts available

Schools: Children with Allergies / Anaphylaxis Training Course Contents

1. Allergies

In this section we explain what an allergy is and how it’s caused. We discuss how an allergic reaction works and the signs to look out for. We also explain what an allergen is, including the most common allergens for children.

2. Allergy Management

Here we discuss allergy management, histamine and antihistamine, as well as the importance of avoiding allergens and having an Individual Healthcare Plan. We also explain how to treat mild and moderate allergic reactions.

3. Anaphylaxis

This section comprehensively covers anaphylaxis and anaphylactic shock. We describe what it is, how to recognise it, and how to treat a child who has an anaphylactic episode. We explain the importance of adrenaline auto-injectors, how to administer them, and when. This section also contains an extensive emergency procedure, including the recovery position and CPR.

4. School Policies and Responsibilities

In this section we discuss school policy and how to look after, store and carry medication. We also highlight staff responsibilities in the classroom, when cooking, at lunchtime, on school trips, and during exams and sports lessons.

5. The Impact of Allergies on Children

Allergies can disrupt a child’s education and have a negative impact on their well-being if they’re not adequately supported and cared for. In this section, we discuss emotional health, and raising allergy awareness amongst pupils and staff. We also include the responsibilities of the child themselves, as well as their parents or guardians.

 Test & Certificate

This Schools: Children with Allergies / Anaphylaxis Training course concludes with a 15 question multiple choice test with printable certificate. In addition, brief in-course questionnaires guide the user through the sections of the training, and are designed to reinforce learning and ensure maximum user engagement throughout. As well as printable user certificates, training progress and results are all stored centrally in your LMS (Learning Management System) and can be accessed any time to re-print certificates, check and set pass marks and act as proof of a commitment to ongoing legal compliance.


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