FA008: QA Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Management of Anaphylaxis
Who is this course for?
The QA Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Management of Anaphylaxis (QCF) qualification has been designed for those who have a specific responsibility at work, at home or in voluntary and community activities, to provide basic life support and manage anaphylaxis when dealing with an emergency.
Successful candidates will be able to recognise the signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis, and will be equipped with the vital skills needed to administer safe, prompt and effective treatment.
- Chain of survival
- Incident and casualty assessment
- Managing an unresponsive casualty
- Recovery Position
- Common anaphylaxis triggers
- Signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis
- Adrenaline auto-injectors
Delivery method and assesment
Lectures and practical elements. The course assessment is by short written test and a heavy emphasis on continuous practical assessment.