Anaphylaxis & Allergy Training for Schools & Carers
This Anaphylaxis and Allergy Training Course is for anyone who cares for children. It's ideal for those who work in schools, as well as parents, guardians, youth workers and childminders. It offers practical guidance on allergy management and explains how to offer comprehensive support to children with allergies. It's also CPD accredited & IIRSM approved.
- Learn the step-by-step emergency procedure in response to an anaphylactic shock
- Understand what an Individual Healthcare Plan is and how to manage allergies
- Understand the impact that allergies can have on a child and the responsibilities they have
Covered in this course
This training course is broken down into 5 sections
- 1 Allergies
- 2 Allergy Management
- 3 Anaphylaxis
- 4 School Policies and Responsibilities
- 5 The Impact of Allergies on Children
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
ABOUT THIS COURSE
Children with allergies MUST avoid their allergens continuously. It’s the only way to guarantee their safety and well-being.
This Anaphylaxis and Allergy Training Course has been written for people who care for children with allergies. It explains how allergies are triggered, what to look out for with allergic reactions, and how to monitor and treat children with allergies.
It covers allergens, preventative measures, what to do in emergencies and cases of anaphylaxis, and it discusses both the practical and emotional support a child may need on a daily basis.
It's estimated that 50% of children in the UK now have an allergic condition of some sort and whilst some can be much less dangerous than others, all must be taken seriously, especially in schools. Between 6 and 8% of children in the UK also have a proven food allergy, meaning the chances of these children having an anaphylactic shock is very high. Due to the high number of children now having allergic conditions, allergy and anaphylactic shock training are becoming essential for those working in childcare.
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Presented byZoe Phillips
The importance of Anaphylaxis & Allergy Training for Schools & Carers
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Each of our courses ends with a multiple choice test to measure your knowledge of the material.
This Anaphylaxis and Allergy Training for Schools & Carers course concludes with a 15 question multiple choice test with a 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 reprint certificates, check and set pass marks and act as proof of a commitment to ongoing legal compliance.
What does my certificate include?
Your Anaphylaxis & Allergy Training for Schools & Carers Certificate includes your name, company name (if applicable), name of course taken, pass percentage, date of completion, expiry date and stamps of approval or accreditations by recognised authorities.
Please note if you are using our course content via SCORM in a third party LMS then we are unable to provide certificates and you will need to generate these in your host LMS yourself.
34 real user reviews
Enjoyable course, and very educational.
This user gave this course a rating of 5/5 stars
Very well explained
Very well presented easy to follow
Nicely presented easy to follow and learnt some important points on what to do
This user gave this course a rating of 5/5 stars
The person speaking explained everything very clearly and the images are very good for understanding.
Excellent information and well presented
Very informative and relevant with great updates to give the maximum confidence. I greatly enjoyed it.
Clear, concise, user friendly
Excellent training unit. Like the clear presentation, visually very good with the school setting and pupils. Especially liked the use of real people and then the integration of digital visuals (CPR). Excellent summary at the end of each section. Top marks from me for a top job!!!
Clear, concise and really good!
Genuinely enjoyed it! Have done the training every year for 20 years but still learnt something new. Thank you
Why is this training important?
It's important that you comply with the law and know the ways in which it affects you and the way you work.
This course is ideal for anyone who cares for children who have food allergies. This training is particularly helpful for anyone who works with children, in either a care or education setting.
The course covers different allergens, how to prevent an allergic reaction and what to do in an emergency. By following our step-by-step emergency anaphylaxis procedure and using our effective care plans, you will be able to keep the children in your care safe and protected.
The Anaphylaxis & Allergy Training focuses on maintaining children's health, safety and wellbeing.