FIRST AID MANAGEMENT OF ANAPHYLAXIS

This course will provide the knowledge and skills required to assist a person suffering an anaphylactic reaction using the casualty’s own adrenalin device (epipen/anapen) until the arrival of medical assistance. Participants will also develop knowledge and skills in recognition, management, prevention and risk minimisation of allergic reactions

It is relevant for people working in childcare, education, aged and community care, sport, tourism, hospitality, industry enterprises and other environments.

DURATION:

2 hours classroom training and assessment (with online pre-work); or 4 hours classroom training and assessment

COURSE CONTENT:

This course provides the skills and knowledge necessary to recognise, treat and manage a severe life threatening allergic reaction (anaphylaxis) and the use of an adrenaline autoinjector.

IT INCLUDES:

PREREQUISITES:

There are no prerequisite units for this course, though participants should have numeracy and literacy skills equivalent to level 2 of the National Reporting System.

An example of a NRS level 2 activity is requesting appropriate emergency assistance at the scene of an emergency asthma attack incident.

ASSESSMENT METHODS:

Progressive assessment throughout the course, including demonstration of practical skills and written and oral questions relating to
underpinning knowledge.

AWARD ISSUED:

A nationally-recognised Statement of Attainment will be issued to all successful participants.
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