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Anaphylaxis – courses for you

Do you or your child have a life-threatening allergy to nuts? Do you have to take extra precautions against stings during wasp season? Do you always have your emergency kit with you? In the case of a severe allergic reaction, it is essential that the sufferers and those around them know what emergency action to take – it can mean the difference between life and death. We have joined forces with the aha! Swiss Allergy Centre to offer anaphylaxis courses for adults, young people and the parents of affected children. Participants gain a greater understanding of anaphylaxis and become more familiar with the triggers and dangers.

Our offers for you: Anaphylaxis courses for adults, young people and parents of affected children, holiday camps for children and young people  

For the time being, they are only available in German.

Advantages of taking part in a course

  • You can talk to other sufferers
  • You’ll learn everyday coping strategies (shopping, eating, at school and with family and friends)
  • You’ll know what to do in an emergency
  • You’ll learn avoidance strategies to help prevent triggers
  • The offers are free if the person concerned has supplementary medical costs insurance with CSS or Intras

Are you interested?

The aha! Swiss Allergy Centre runs annual courses and holiday camps. You can see all the available dates when you register online. As soon as you have completed the online registration, the aha! Swiss Allergy Centre will check with us that we’ll cover the costs of the course or holiday camp, and confirm this to you.

Courses

The course for the parents of affected children is held over two evenings. The course for adults and young people is held on one evening.

Ferienlager: Während der Lagerwoche erhalten die Kinder fachgerechte Betreuung und lernen spielerisch und interaktiv Wichtiges über das Thema Asthma und wie sie mit ihrer Krankheit besser zurechtkommen.

Holiday camps

The kids camp is suitable for children aged between 8 and 12, while the young adults camp is aimed at anaphylaxis-sufferers aged 13 to 16. During the week at camp, youngsters will be professionally looked after, pick up important facts about anaphylaxis in a playful and interactive manner, and learn how to better manage their illness.

Ferienlager: Während der Lagerwoche erhalten die Kinder fachgerechte Betreuung und lernen spielerisch und interaktiv Wichtiges über das Thema Asthma und wie sie mit ihrer Krankheit besser zurechtkommen.

Further details on anaphylaxis

  • Find out more about anaphylaxis. The CSS health encyclopaedia contains simple explanations of illnesses and their causes and symptoms.

Do you have any questions?

The specialists at the aha! Swiss Allergy Centre will be pleased to answer your questions in person.