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FAQ Level 3 Award in the Immediate Management of Anaphylaxis (RQF)

Who can take this Course?

Healthcare Workers, Sports Coaches, Teachers


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FAQ Level 3 (RQF)

About the Course

What is the aim of the course? The purpose of this regulated Future Awards Qualification Level 3 Award in the Immediate Management of Anaphylaxis is to provide the learner with the skills, knowledge, and understanding required to recognise and manage a casualty experiencing an acute anaphylaxis episode. Learners will know how to recognise a casualty with anaphylaxis, and manage airways for someone breathing normally or not normally. There are no formal qualification entry requirements that a learner must have completed before taking this qualification and no requirement for learners to have prior skills, knowledge, or understanding.

Know how to recognise a casualty with anaphylaxis.

1.1 What is anaphylaxis?
1.3 Signs and Symptoms of life-threatening problems associated with the: • Airway • Breathing • Circulation • Disability (neurological status) • Exposure (Skin and mucosal changes)
1.4Why do we need to call for help immediately?
1.5 How to treat anaphylaxis: • Removal of trigger • Auto-injector?
1.6 What are the key features of adrenaline-auto injectors?
2 How to manage a casualty who is breathing normally?

2.1 Conduct a scene safety survey.
2.2 How to conduct an initial assessment using the ABCDE approach: • Airway • Breathing • Circulation • Disability • Exposure?
2.3 How to position the casualty with suspected: • Difficulty in breathing • Life-threatening circulation problems • Unconsciousness?
3 How to manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally?

3.1 When do you need to commence Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation?
3.2 Demonstrate Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation techniques using adult or child manikin
4 How to manage a casualty with anaphylaxis?

4.1 When do we need to use an autoinjector?
4.2 How to prepare medication for administration during anaphylaxis treatment?
4.3 Demonstrate the safe use of an adrenaline auto-injector with a training auto-injector.
4.4 Safe disposal of sharps according to agreed ways of working
4.5 How to conduct a handover of the casualty to a medical professional.

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