Course in First aid Management of Asthma and Anaphylaxis
Course Set – 22556VIC & 22300VIC
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 requirement 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.
Provider of Training and Assessment
Important information prior to enrolment
Units Being Delivered
The following unit(s) will be awarded to successful participants in this course. The certificate will be issued by Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909;
- 22556VIC Course in the management of asthma risks and emergencies in the workplace
- 22300VIC Course in first aid management of anaphylaxis:
To view full unit details please visit www.training.gov.au
This course will be delivered
- Safe Act, 54 Cessnock Rd, Weston NSW 2326
- or in the workplace
- It is recommended that students will be best equipped to successfully undertake the training if they have language, literacy and oral communication skills that align to Level 3 of the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF).
- 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 for administering asthma medication.
- Online study option: Students must have access to a computer, smart phone, tablet or other electronic device with access to the internet to complete the online studies and practical assessment.
Course Duration (face to face)
- Face to Face – 4.5 hours (minimum) – full face to face course
- Blended delivery – 3 hours (minimum) face to face course – with the addition of 5-hour self-paced learning to be completed prior to attending the face to face course
- Online delivery with face to face Practical assessment – self paced online learning with a scheduled 30-minute face to face practical assessment
- Refresher training – 3 hours (minimum) – conditions apply for this option, for example, you will need to provide previous current certificates.
Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks. These are detailed in the section following.
Certificate Renewal Requirements
It is recommended that the 22556VIC Course in the management of asthma risks and emergencies in the workplace and 22300VIC Course in first aid management of anaphylaxis, be renewed every 36 months in line with industry standards.
Course Fees and Payments
- Please refer to our booking calendar for individual course fees.
- Refund and fee protection policy – Please refer to the student handbook.
- Payment Terms – Payment for individual participants is upfront, group booking payment terms are based on agreement between the client and service provider.
Work Placement Arrangements
No work placement will be required as part of this course.
Learners Rights, Responsibilities and Support, including Complaints
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 allenstraining.com.au for all details relating to rights and responsibilities including complaints and appeals.
What happens at the course?
Delivery of course information and learning activities.
Assessments conducted during face-to-face training session(s) include:
- Performance tasks:
- Administer asthma medication (with spacer) using a personal asthma action plan
- Administer asthma medication without a spacer
- Administer the adrenaline autoinjector for anaphylaxis
- First aid for allergic reaction and anaphylaxis
- Documentation – The student must complete the following to the appropriate standard:
- 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.