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22300VIC Course in First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis

22300VIC 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 anaphylaxis until the arrival of medical assistance.  This means being able to identify the triggers, signs, and symptoms of allergic reactions and anaphylaxis, and follow the standard first aid procedures to administer adrenaline using an adrenaline autoinjector to someone suffering anaphylaxis in the workplace or in the community.

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 anaphylaxis in the workplace. This includes the development and implementation of pre-emergency risk assessment/management and the development and implementation of individual anaphylaxis 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 of anaphylaxis or displaying signs/symptoms of anaphylaxis.

This course has been designed for individuals who are required to provide first aid to a person experiencing anaphylaxis until the arrival of medical assistance.  This means being able to identify the triggers, signs, and symptoms of allergic reactions and anaphylaxis, and follow the standard first aid procedures to administer adrenaline using an adrenaline autoinjector to someone suffering anaphylaxis in the workplace or in the community.

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

  • Course fee: $40 – Group discounts apply, please contact us for a quote.

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

  • Duration: 20 minutes face-to-face practical session.

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

  • Course fee: $40 – Group discounts apply, please contact us for a quote.

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

  • Duration: 20 minutes face-to-face practical session.

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

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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: 20 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:

  • 22300VIC Course in first aid management of anaphylaxis
  • VU21800 Provide first aid management of anaphylaxis
  • VU21801 Develop risk minimisation and risk management strategies for anaphylaxis

Locate the most current training package at training.gov.au

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: 20 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.

  • 22300VIC Course in first aid management of anaphylaxis
  • VU21800 Provide first aid management of anaphylaxis
  • VU21801 Develop risk minimisatrion and risk management strategies for anaphylaxis

Locate the most current training package at training.gov.au

  • 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

Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks.

Performance tasks and Practical scenarios:

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

Practical demonstrations:

  • Provide first aid treatment for anaphylaxis and administer adrenaline using a trainer autoinjector device on a mock casualty.
  • Provide first aid treatment for mild to moderate allergy which progresses to anaphylaxis and administer adrenaline using a trainer autoinjector device on a mock casualty.

 

Documentation – The student must complete the following to the appropriate standard:

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

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

  • 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

Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks.

Performance tasks and Practical scenarios:

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

Practical demonstrations:

  • Provide first aid treatment for anaphylaxis and administer adrenaline using a trainer autoinjector device on a mock casualty.
  • Provide first aid treatment for mild to moderate allergy which progresses to anaphylaxis and administer adrenaline using a trainer autoinjector device on a mock casualty.

Documentation – The student must complete the following to the appropriate standard:

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

Theory assessment – A written assessment consisting of multiple-choice and short answer 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.

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.

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.

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Please note that enrolment to this course is made with Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909. Please refer to the student handbook for all details relating to rights and responsibilities including complaints and appeals, fees, and refunds. Click here to access the handbook. 

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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