Home > First Aid Courses > Anaphylaxis

20 minute practical session

Requires online learning

from $50

BOOK NOW

CONTACT US

22578VIC
COURSE IN FIRST AID MANAGEMENT OF ANAPHYLAXIS

  • ENHANCED ONLINE LEARNING

22578VIC
COURSE IN THE MANAGEMENT OF ANAPHYLAXIS

  • ENHANCED ONLINE LEARNING

DELIVERY FORMAT

REQUIREMENTS

LOCATIONS

COURSE FEE

20-minute face-to-face classroom practical session + self-paced online learning

Completion of online learning prior to practical assessment session

Melbourne CBD. This course is available onsite in the workplace.

from $50 (actual pricing shown in booking calendar)

  • DELIVERY FORMAT: 20-minute face-to-face classroom practical session + self-paced online learning

  • REQUIREMENTS: Completion of online learning prior to practical assessment session
  • LOCATION: Melbourne CBD. This course is available onsite in the workplace.

  • COURSE FEE: from $50 (actual pricing shown in booking calendar)

COURSE DETAILS

About this course

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

Award issued

On successful completion students will be awarded the following unit of competency:

  • 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

It is recommended that renewal for this course is undertaken every 12 months.

Course format

20-minute face-to-face practical assessment session in a classroom environment with the addition of online self-paced learning.

This delivery mode allows you to complete all learning components of the course online via self-paced learning and must be completed prior to attending the face-to-face practical session. You will need access to a reliable computer, tablet, or phone with internet access in order to complete the e-learning modules.

During the face-to-face practical assessment session, you will be assessed in the required skills of the course. There is a small amount of time allocated to clarify information, however, overall you should arrive prepared to perform the skills.

COURSE DETAILS

About this course

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.

Award issued

On successful completion students will be awarded the following unit of competency:

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

It is recommended that renewal for this course is undertaken every 12 months.

Course format

20-minute face-to-face practical assessment session in a classroom environment with the addition of online self-paced learning.

This delivery mode allows you to complete all learning components of the course online via self-paced learning and must be completed prior to attending the face-to-face practical session. You will need access to a reliable computer, tablet, or phone with internet access in order to complete the e-learning modules.

During the face-to-face practical assessment session, you will be assessed in the required skills of the course. There is a small amount of time allocated to clarify information, however, overall you should arrive prepared to perform the skills.

This delivery mode of training is most suited for those who have previously undertaken the same course, or a very similar course and are comfortable with online learning.
This delivery mode of training is most suited for those who have previously undertaken the same course, or a very similar course and are comfortable with online learning.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

This course requires Online Mandatory Learning to be completed before the face-to-face practical session. If the Online Mandatory Learning is not completed prior to the practical session date, students will not be permitted to attend will not receive certification.

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.

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).

Students 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.

Parental/guardian consent is required for students under the age of 18 years.

  • 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 knowledge assessment consisting of multiple-choice and short answer questions.

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 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.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

This course requires Online Mandatory Learning to be completed before the face-to-face practical session. If the Online Mandatory Learning is not completed prior to the practical session date, students will not be permitted to attend will not receive certification.

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.

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).

Students 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.

Parental/guardian consent is required for students under the age of 18 years.

  • 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 knowledge assessment consisting of multiple-choice and short answer questions.

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.

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? View our first aid course page or contact us and we’ll be more than happy to help out.

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? View our first aid course page or contact us and we’ll be more than happy to help out.

Ready to book your training?

Simply head over to our course calendar page to book your course online.

Ready to book your training?

Simply head over to our course calendar page to book your course online.

  • Call Us 1300 316 551