Course in First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis

22578VIC  Course in First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis

Application and Relevance
This course applies to a wide variety of setting where emergencies involving allergic reaction may occur. It is relevant for people working in childcare, education, aged care and community setting, tourism, hospitality, and other environments.

1.5 hours classroom training and assessment (with online pre-work); or 3 hours classroom training and assessment.

Course Content
This course provides the skills and knowledge to be able to handle severe allergic reactions in the workplace.
It includes:

 Definitions of allergic reaction and anaphylaxis and recognition of signs and symptoms
+Responsibilities of organizations and individuals in relation to allergic reaction and anaphylaxis
+Risk minimization and management strategies for anaphylaxis emergencies
+First aid management for a severe anaphylactic reaction

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 anaphylactic reaction.

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 22578VIC Course in First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis.

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