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Course Set – 22556VIC Course in the Management of Asthma Risks and Emergencies in the Workplace & 22578VIC Course in First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis

Course Set – 22556VIC  Course in the Management of Asthma Risks and Emergencies in the Workplace &
22578VIC – Course in First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis

This course has been designed for individuals who are required to provide first aid to a person experiencing asthma and/or anaphylaxis until the arrival of medical assistance.  This means being able to identify the triggers, signs, and symptoms and follow the standard first aid procedures to administer medication according to condition.

Satisfactorily completing all requirements of this course provides the student with the ability to develop risk management and risk minimisation strategies for individuals diagnosed at risk of asthma and/or anaphylaxis in the workplace. This includes the development and implementation of pre-emergency risk assessment/management and the development and implementation of individual management plans.

This course provides nationally recognised training for workers, or nominated workplace first aiders, from any industry sector and addresses the provision of care to adults and/or children in the workplace who are diagnosed as being at risk or displaying signs/symptoms.

There are specific industries that require additional training such as childcare workers, school teachers, and other related industries.

This course has been designed for individuals who are required to provide first aid to a person experiencing asthma and/or anaphylaxis until the arrival of medical assistance.  This means being able to identify the triggers, signs, and symptoms and follow the standard first aid procedures to administer medication according to condition.

Satisfactorily completing all requirements of this course provides the student with the ability to develop risk management and risk minimisation strategies for individuals diagnosed at risk of asthma and/or anaphylaxis in the workplace. This includes the development and implementation of pre-emergency risk assessment/management and the development and implementation of individual management plans.

This course provides nationally recognised training for workers, or nominated workplace first aiders, from any industry sector and addresses the provision of care to adults and/or children in the workplace who are diagnosed as being at risk or displaying signs/symptoms.

There are specific industries that require additional training such as childcare workers, school teachers, and other related industries.

  • Course fee: $80. Group discounts apply, please contact us for a quote.

  • Delivery mode: Online learning with a short face-to-face practical session.

  • Duration: 60 minutes face-to-face practical session.

  • Locations: Melbourne CBD, and Ringwood. This course is available onsite in the workplace.

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  • Course fee: $80. Group discounts apply, please contact us for a quote.

  • Delivery mode: Online learning with a short face-to-face practical session.

  • Duration: 60 minutes face-to-face practical session.
  • Locations: Melbourne CBD, and Ringwood. This course is available onsite in the workplace.

COURSE DETAILS

Delivery methods

Online training with face-to-face assessment

Suited for those who have previously undertaken the same course, or a very similar course. Access to a reliable computer, tablet, or phone with internet access is required in order to complete the e-learning modules. This must be completed prior to attending the face-to-face practical session. During the face-to-face practical assessment, students are assessed in the required skills of the course. There is a small amount of time allocated to clarify information, however, overall students should arrive prepared to perform the skills.

Course duration

Online training delivery: 60 minutes face-to-face session with the addition of self-paced learning to be completed prior to attending the session.

Award issued

The following unit(s) will be awarded to successful participants in this course:

22556VIC – Course in the Management of Asthma Risks and Emergencies in the Workplace

22578VIC – Course in First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis:

  • VU23090 – Provide First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis
  • VU23091 – Develop Risk Minimisation and Risk Management Strategies for Anaphylaxis

COURSE DETAILS

Delivery methods

Online training with face-to-face assessment

Suited for those who have previously undertaken the same course, or a very similar course. Access to a reliable computer, tablet, or phone with internet access is required in order to complete the e-learning modules. This must be completed prior to attending the face-to-face practical session. During the face-to-face practical assessment, students are assessed in the required skills of the course. There is a small amount of time allocated to clarify information, however, overall students should arrive prepared to perform the skills.

Course duration

Online training delivery: 60 minutes face-to-face session with the addition of self-paced learning to be completed prior to attending the session.

Award issued

The following unit(s) will be awarded to successful participants in this course.

22556VIC – Course in the Management of Asthma Risks and Emergencies in the Workplace

22578VIC – Course in First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis:

  • VU23090 – Provide First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis
  • VU23091 – Develop Risk Minimisation and Risk Management Strategies for Anaphylaxis
  • Understanding asthma
  • Asthma triggers
  • Signs and symptoms of an asthma flare-up
  • Current asthma medications
  • Management of an asthma flare-up
  • Management and communications
  • Roles and responsibilities of the first aider
  • Anaphylaxis and allergy overview
  • Recognising anaphylaxis triggers
  • Anaphylaxis signs and symptoms
  • Anaphylaxis medications
  • Anaphylaxis action plans
  • Anaphylaxis risk management planning for the
  • workplace
  • Anaphylaxis communication plans
  • Hands-on practice using the adrenaline autoinjector
  • (EpiPen device)
  • Anaphylaxis first aid management
  • Safe handling, storage of the adrenaline autoinjector
  • Documentation and reporting
  • Evaluate response to the anaphylaxis incident

Assessments conducted during the face-to-face training session(s) include:

Performance tasks:

  • Administer asthma medication without a spacer
  • Administer the adrenaline autoinjector for anaphylaxis
  • First aid for allergic reaction and anaphylaxis

Practical scenarios:

  • Breathing difficulties – Asthma

Documentation:

  • First aid/Incident report form
  • Complete a risk assessment for asthma and anaphylaxis and an individual management plan for a child with asthma and anaphylaxis based on a case study and information provided.
  • Individual asthma and anaphylaxis management plan for a child, which includes a communication plan to raise awareness of the child’s allergies, triggers, and their management plan.

Theory assessment – A written assessment consisting of short-answer and multiple-choice questions. The student must complete all assessment questions.

  • Understanding asthma
  • Asthma triggers
  • Signs and symptoms of an asthma flare-up
  • Current asthma medications
  • Management of an asthma flare-up
  • Management and communications
  • Roles and responsibilities of the first aider
  • Anaphylaxis and allergy overview
  • Recognising anaphylaxis triggers
  • Anaphylaxis signs and symptoms
  • Anaphylaxis medications
  • Anaphylaxis action plans
  • Anaphylaxis risk management planning for the
  • workplace
  • Anaphylaxis communication plans
  • Hands-on practice using the adrenaline autoinjector
  • (EpiPen device)
  • Anaphylaxis first aid management
  • Safe handling, storage of the adrenaline autoinjector
  • Documentation and reporting
  • Evaluate response to the anaphylaxis incident

Assessments conducted during the face-to-face training session(s) include:

Performance tasks:

  • Administer asthma medication without a spacer
  • Administer the adrenaline autoinjector for anaphylaxis
  • First aid for allergic reaction and anaphylaxis

Practical scenarios:

  • Breathing difficulties – Asthma

Documentation:

  • First aid/Incident report form
  • Complete a risk assessment for asthma and anaphylaxis and an individual management plan for a child with asthma and anaphylaxis based on a case study and information provided.
  • Individual asthma and anaphylaxis management plan for a child, which includes a communication plan to raise awareness of the child’s allergies, triggers, and their management plan.

Theory assessment – A written assessment consisting of short-answer and multiple-choice questions. The student must complete all assessment questions.

REQUIREMENTS

As a minimum, entrants to this course must have literacy and numeracy competencies equivalent to the Australian Core Skills Framework Level 2. An example of an ACSF Level 2 competency is being able to read and comprehend the ASCIA Action Plan for Anaphylaxis, request appropriate emergency assistance at the scene of the incident, and complete incident reports.

In addition, it is recommended that entrants have current competency in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).

Participants must have the physical fitness to be able to meet the demands of the practical demonstration such as positioning a casualty ready to administer an autoinjector and administering the autoinjector and administering asthma medication.

Online study: Students must have access to a computer, smartphone, tablet, or other electronic devices with access to the internet to complete the online/ pre-course learning.

REQUIREMENTS

As a minimum, entrants to this course must have literacy and numeracy competencies equivalent to the Australian Core Skills Framework Level 2. An example of an ACSF Level 2 competency is being able to read and comprehend the ASCIA Action Plan for Anaphylaxis, request appropriate emergency assistance at the scene of the incident, and complete incident reports.

In addition, it is recommended that entrants have current competency in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).

Participants must have the physical fitness to be able to meet the demands of the practical demonstration such as positioning a casualty ready to administer an autoinjector and administering the autoinjector and administering asthma medication.

Online study: Students must have access to a computer, smartphone, tablet, or other electronic devices with access to the internet to complete the online/ pre-course learning.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Course fees for individual public bookings are dependent on venue location and will be shown in the booking calendar. Payment is required upfront.

For onsite group bookings, fees and payment terms are based on agreement between the client and CPR for Life.

For our refund and cancellation policy, please click here.

Please note that enrolment to this course is made with Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909. Please refer to the student handbook located on the RTO website https://www.allenstraining.com.au/students/student-handbook.aspx for all details relating to rights and responsibilities including complaints and appeals.

This course is delivered and assessed on behalf of Allen’s Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909 by CPR for Life Pty Ltd.

This course is available onsite and can be delivered in the workplace and in community groups – available 7 days a week, day or night. Group discounts apply, please contact us.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Course fees for individual public bookings are dependent on venue location and will be shown in the booking calendar. Payment is required upfront.

For onsite group bookings, fees and payment terms are based on agreement between the client and CPR for Life.

Please note that enrolment to this course is made with Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909. Please refer to the student handbook located on the RTO website https://www.allenstraining.com.au/students/student-handbook.aspx for all details relating to rights and responsibilities including complaints and appeals.

This course is delivered and assessed on behalf of Allen’s Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909 by CPR for Life Pty Ltd.

This course is available onsite and can be delivered in the workplace and in community groups – available 7 days a week, day or night. Group discounts apply, please contact us.

HOW TO ENROL

Ready to enrol? We make it easy for you. Enrol online and get started today.

Simply head over to our booking calendar, select the course, venue, and date you would like to book in and complete the enrolment details. Once you have submitted and paid for your course, you will have access to the learner portal for you to complete the online modules anywhere and anytime.

Can’t decide? Not sure which course you need? We’re here to help – contact us and we’ll be more than happy to help out.

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HOW TO ENROL

Ready to enrol? We make it easy for you. Enrol online and get started today.

Simply head over to our booking calendar, select the course, venue, and date you would like to book in, and complete the enrolment details.

Once you have submitted and paid for your course, you will have access to the learner portal for you to complete the online modules anywhere and anytime.

Can’t decide? Not sure which course you need? We’re here to help – contact us and we’ll be more than happy to help out.

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