UNISON Northern Ireland


Event Date: 
15 Mar 2018 - 18:00 to 21:00

UNISON Belfast

Anaphylaxis is the most severe form of allergic reaction. It is life threatening and requires immediate first aid and emergency medical assistance. Topics covered will include definition of anaphylaxis; Identifying triggers; recognition and treatment of severe allergic reaction; life threatening issues associated with anaphylaxis; when to call for help; treatment and essential communication. This course is suitable for healthcare professionals who are involved in administering medications as well as those in a high risk environment where such medication is available. It will be delivered by Shirley Johnston, nurse educator and Open University Practice Tutor.