Supporting Pupils at School with Asthma, Allergies and Anaphylaxis
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This course teaches staff how to support pupils in school with asthma, allergies and anaphylaxis.
School nurses, teachers, teaching assistants, admin officers who have a role supporting pupils at school with medical conditions
Workbook: Each learner will be provided with a comprehensive workbook mapping to the learning outcomes in HSC QCF Unit 3047:
What is asthma?
What triggers asthma?
Different models of inhaler
Personal asthma action plans
The asthma register
Treating asthma attacks
The emergency salbutamol inhaler
Practical workshop: On the face-to-face practical workshop you will learn the skills and competencies required, namely:
How to operate the common types of inhaler
How to recognize an asthma attack
How to treat a mild, moderate and severe asthma attack
Who to contact after an asthma attack
How to recognize an anaphylactic reaction
How to treat an anaphylactic reaction
How to inject adrenaline using the various models of adrenaline auto-injector
Who to contact after treatment
There are written tests that you will take to test your knowledge of the theory (after reading the workbook). There are practical tests of competency that you will undertake on the face-to-face workshop.
QCF Unit 3047: Support the use of medication in social care settings.