This four-hour course is intended for teachers, group leaders, caregivers, workplace first responders, and anyone else who needs to know how to recognise anaphylaxis and when to use an adrenalin auto-injector.
This course will examine the various types of adrenalin auto-injectors available in the UK, including the Epi-pen, Jext, and Emerade.
You will practise CPR and learn how to manage an incident in which a casualty with anaphylaxis is having a severe allergic reaction.
Frequently Asked Questions
A Basic Life Support (BLS) course is a training program that provides people with information and hands-on practice in life support skills, such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED). The course is designed for a range of people, including healthcare professionals, staff, and the general public. BLS courses are available in many cities in the UK, such as Birmingham (West Midlands), Manchester, Worcester, Gloucestershire, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Liverpool, Bristol, and London.
The course provides students with the opportunity to learn and practice these skills in a supportive and structured environment, under the guidance of a qualified instructor. The course covers the latest guidelines and protocols set by the European Resuscitation Council and the Resuscitation Council (UK), and includes elements such as assessment and management of cardiac arrest, recovery position, and the use of an AED.
The purpose of basic life support training is to improve the chances of survival for the victim by providing them with essential life-saving skills.
Basic life support training must be completed by team members on a regular basis, typically every three years.
Basic life support training typically lasts for four hours and includes both theoretical and practical components.
The theoretical component covers topics such as anatomy and physiology, while the practical component covers skills such as CPR and defibrillation.