2016-2017 Asthma & Severe Allergies

Asthma & Severe Allergies

PLEASE NOTE THAT COURSE HSL014 IS NOW FULLY BOOKED. 

Designed for:

All staff working in an Education setting, Childminders, Playgroups, After School Club settings

Benefits of attending

On completion of the course, participants will:

  • Have an improved and up-to-date knowledge of asthma management in Schools
  • Have a clear understanding of asthma and current treatments including administration and storage of medication in Schools
  • Be confident in ability to deal with crisis management
  • Be aware of the up-to-date information about the management of severe allergies in Schools
  • Recognize allergen avoidance, early recognition of symptoms and emergency management
  • Describe and demonstrate the method of administration of EpiPen
  • Be aware of the need for a Health Care Plan and the responsibilities of all parties within the School environment

Outline Programme

  • What is asthma? Triggers, signs and symptoms of asthma
  • Asthma medicines – how they work /administration and storage
  • Emergency asthma management
  • Asthma, PE and sporting activities
  • What is anaphylaxis?
  • Devices
  • Storage: Management in Schools
  • Allergen avoidance.
  • Emergency Management
  • What to do in an allergic reaction?
  • Who’s responsible for what?
  • Want more information
  • Practice with Trainer device

Note:      

On completion of the course, participants will be issued with a certificate of attendance, valid for two years

Tutor: Kate Triscott, School Nursing Team, NHS Lothian  

Dates for 16-17 are as follows:

30/09/2016 HSL014 Asthma & Allergies 1.30-4.00 Saltire Rooms 1+2, John Muir House
11/11/2016 HSL015 Asthma & Allergies 1.30-4.00 Saltire Rooms 1+2, John Muir House
27/01/2017 HSL016 Asthma & Allergies 1.30-4.00 Saltire Rooms 1+2, John Muir House
17/03/2017 HSL017 Asthma & Allergies 1.30-4.00 Saltire Rooms 1+2, John Muir House
28/04/2017 HSL023 Asthma & Allergies 1.30-4.00 Saltire Rooms 1+2, John Muir House

To book a place on any of the dates above, please email staffdevelopment.ecs@eastlothian.gov.uk quoting the appropriate HSL reference number, your name, designation and establishment.

2 thoughts on “2016-2017 Asthma & Severe Allergies”

  1. Could you please inform me if a place becomes available for this course at either of the January 2017, March 2017 or April 2017 dates? I had an anaphylactic shock reaction to nuts on Friday 9th December 2016 and now need to carry an EPIPEN. I was given adrenaline and a hydrocortisone drip by paramedics and taken straight to hospital. I would like to update my training for working in my school environment too.

  2. Good afternoon Claire, we have spaces available on HSL017 Asthma and Allergies to take place on Friday 17th March 2017 and we also have places on HSL023 Asthma and Allergies to take place on Friday 28th April 2017. If you could email the team (staffdevelopment.ecs@eastlothian.gov.uk ) with your preferred date, designation and school then we can get you booked onto the course.
    Kind regards
    Kelly
    T&D Team

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