Anaphylaxis Awareness

Cost: £5.00+VAT

Welcome to our Anaphylaxis online training module! Upon completion, you will receive a certificate of completion. The course duration is approximately 1 hour and will earn you 1 CPD point. You have 6 months from the date of purchase to finish this training.

This module covers various topics related to Anaphylaxis, including:

1. Definition and recognition of anaphylaxis: This includes understanding what anaphylaxis is, its causes, and how to recognize the signs and symptoms.
2. Common triggers and allergens: Understanding the common triggers and allergens that can cause anaphylaxis, such as food allergies, insect stings, medication reactions, and latex allergies.
3. Pathophysiology: Understanding the underlying mechanisms and physiological changes that occur during an anaphylactic reaction.
4. Risk assessment and prevention: Learning how to assess the risk of anaphylaxis in patients, including identifying potential triggers and taking preventive measures to minimize the risk.
5. Emergency management: This includes knowing how to respond to anaphylactic emergencies, including the ABCDE approach (Airway, Breathing, Circulation, Disability, Exposure), administering appropriate first-line treatment (e.g., adrenaline auto-injectors), and calling for emergency medical assistance.
6. Recognition and management of mild to moderate allergic reactions: Understanding the signs and symptoms of less severe allergic reactions and knowing when and how to intervene to prevent progression to anaphylaxis.
7. Communication and documentation: Learning effective communication strategies with patients, their families, and other healthcare professionals during an anaphylactic event. Additionally, understanding the importance of accurate and timely documentation of the event.
8. Post-anaphylaxis care: Knowing how to provide appropriate follow-up care and advice to patients after an anaphylactic episode, including referral to specialists, education on avoidance strategies, and appropriate prescribing of emergency medication (e.g., adrenaline auto-injectors).

The learning outcomes are.

1. Understand the definition, causes, and triggers of anaphylaxis.
2. Recognize the signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis.
3. Demonstrate knowledge of the pathophysiology of anaphylaxis.
4. Conduct a comprehensive risk assessment for patients at risk of anaphylaxis.
5. Implement preventive measures to minimize the risk of anaphylaxis.
6. Respond effectively to anaphylactic emergencies using the ABCDE approach.
7. Administer adrenaline auto-injectors correctly and safely.
8. Communicate effectively with patients, families, and other healthcare professionals during an anaphylactic event.
9. Document anaphylactic events accurately and in a timely manner.
10. Provide appropriate post-anaphylaxis care and advice to patients.
11. Understand the legal and ethical considerations related to anaphylaxis management.
12. Demonstrate a commitment to continuous professional development in anaphylaxis management.
We hope you find this module informative and beneficial for your professional development in Complaint Handling online training module.

If you need more information about this course, please contact Train Healthcare directly at 0208 3266 704 or email
Please note that refunds are not available for online training purchases.

Nursing and Midwife Council's (CPD Points).

It is necessary to complete 35 hours (35 Nursing CPD Points) of relevant CPD within the three-year period since your last registration renewal or since joining the register.
Of these 35 hours (35 Nursing CPD Points), a minimum of 20 hours (20 Nursing CPD Points), should be dedicated to participatory learning, which involves engaging in activities that facilitate interaction with other professionals.