Designed for: Key staff in schools who have responsibility for severely allergic children in their school (KS1 – KS5)
Description – Developed in conjunction with Wiltshire Children’s Community Services, Virgincare Services Limited , this course is designed to ensure that key staff in schools are fully aware of the signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis, how to provide emergency treatment and the implications for management of severely allergic children in school.
Alison Burge, Children’s Specialist Services Manager for Virgin Care in Wiltshire: “We’ve really valued the opportunity to work in partnership with the Anaphylaxis Campaign to develop these materials, and I am very proud of what we’ve achieved in such a short space of time. The online modules we’ve developed together will support the training that Virgin Care’s School Health Nursing Service in Wiltshire offers to schools across the county.”
Course details: Online course – approx. 45 mins duration
- Understanding anaphylaxis in children
- What happens in an anaphylactic reaction
- Common causes of anaphylaxis
- Emergency treatment with adrenaline injectors
- Management of severely allergic children in school, including:
– practical tips for avoiding a crisis
– school trips
– healthcare plans
Staff can work through this course at their own pace. For some users, proof of successful completion of this AllergyWise course may be important. To buy a Certificate (£5 plus VAT), there is a link at the end of your course. You will need to achieve a 75% pass rate on the course assessment to qualify.
To register for this course, go to our AllergyWise website.