Intended for healthcare professionals
CPD modules

Anaphylaxis: patient diagnosis and treatment

  • Peer reviewed
  • Certificate
  • Learning time: 02 hrs
  • Last updated: 2021
  • Link to RCNi Revalidation Portfolio

This learning module explains the pathophysiology, causes and treatment of anaphylaxis, a life-threatening condition that is becoming increasingly prevalent, so that nurses and other healthcare professionals in a variety of settings can recognise and treat it quickly.

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