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Administration of Adrenaline Auto-injectors (e.g. Epi-pen) (Cancelled)

Reason for cancellation
St Marys House, 52 St Leonards Rd
Admin Contact
Adult Social Care Training Mailbox (
Target Audience
Directly Provided Services (ESCC) / JCR - Joint Community Rehabilitation Teams
target audience
Course Types
Course categories
ESCC Directly Provided Services
Course description

This training is aimed at staff who are supporting clients who are prescribed an adrenaline auto injector or possibly may at any time (e.g. JCR staff)

  • Support with adrenaline auto-injectors is a Level 3 specialist task (ESCC Safe Handling of Medication Policy)

  • If supporting clients prescribed with adrenaline, the training must be refreshed annually.

Training objectives

To have an awareness of anaphylaxis and how to administer adrenaline using an auto-injector (e.g. epi-pen).

Learning outcomes

By the end of this session, it is anticipated you will:

  • Have an awareness of possible allergens

  • Be able to describe symptoms of allergic reactions

  • Be familiar with different types of adrenaline auto-injectors

  • Know how to administer adrenaline using an auto-injector

  • Have had a competency assessment in a training environment using a practice Epi-pen.

Additional Information

This training will take place in Room 601 at:
St Mary's House

52 St Leonard's Road, Eastbourne BN21 3UU

If you don’t have access to St Marys House, the trainer will be waiting in the reception area at 9.50am to take you to the meeting room. Please arrive promptly as temporary passes are not always available.

Start Date
Tuesday 19 November 2019
End Date
Tuesday 19 November 2019
Closing Date
Wednesday 13 November 2019
10:00 - 11:00
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