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ASTHMA 22556VIC
& ANAPHYLAXIS 22578VIC
COURSE SET

As with any training, it is more useful if training occurs before being confronted with an actual real-life situation. This course will allow you to develop skills and knowledge and most importantly the confidence to provide first aid treatment to preserve life, prevent the condition from worsening and promote recovery.

$30pp

As with any training, it is more useful if training occurs before being confronted with an actual real-life situation. This course will allow you to develop skills and knowledge and most importantly the confidence to provide first aid treatment to preserve life, prevent the condition from worsening and promote recovery.

It includes initial intervention in a casualty with a serious condition prior to professional medical help being available such as performing CPR while awaiting an ambulance or administering asthma medication for a severe asthma attack, as well as the complete treatment of other conditions from controlling bleeds, applying water for burns, assisting someone choking to treating a casualty who has been bitten by a snake.

Successful completion of this course will also provide participants with the knowledge and skills to be able to develop asthma management plans for those diagnosed with asthma in the workplace.

The course is delivered in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines and is essential for you to be able to provide immediate and effective first aid to workers or others who have been injured or become ill at the workplace, community or at home.

Unit Being Delivered

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

  • HLTAID011 - Provide first aid

  • HLTAID010 - Provide basic emergency life support

  • HLTAID009 - Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

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

 

Assessment Activities

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

  • Performance tasks:

    • Perform CPR on an infant

    • Anaphylaxis (allergic reaction)

    • Administer asthma medication without a spacer

    • Administer the adrenaline autoinjector for anaphylaxis

    • First aid for allergic reaction and anaphylaxis

    • Choking with airway obstruction

    • Unconscious breathing casualty

    • Bleeding and shock

    • Snake or funnel web spider bite

    • Sprains and fractures

  • Practical scenarios:

    • Perform CPR on an adult

    • Breathing difficulties – Asthma

  • Documentation - The student must complete the following to the appropriate standard:

    • First aid/Incident report form.

    • Complete a risk assessment for asthma and an individual management plan for a child with asthma based on a case study and information provided.

    • Individual asthma management plan for a child, which includes a communication plan to raise awareness of the child’s 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.

Entry Requirements

  • Participants must be able to read and comprehend an Asthma Action Plan, request appropriate emergency assistance at the scene of the incident and complete incident reports. Participants must have the physical capacity to:

  • perform 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR on the floor.

  • be able to meet the demands of the practical demonstration such as assisting a casualty into the correct position and administering medication.

 

Course Duration

Course durations can vary for multiple reasons, so the durations below are the minimum possible amount.

  • Refresher At least 7 Hours

  • Blended At least 7 Hours

  • Face-to-Face At least 9 Hours

Assessment Requirements

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

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.

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