Childcare & School Anaphylaxis & Asthma

Childcare & School Anaphylaxis & Asthma

22300VIC Provide First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis
22282VIC Course in the Management of Asthma Risks and Emergencies in the Workplace

The combined Asthma and Anaphylaxis course is designed to comply with the requirements for Asthma and Anaphylaxis Management in an education and care setting under the National Quality Framework.

This course includes 2 units from ACECQA’s approved list:

  • 22300VIC Provide First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis
  • 22282VIC Course in the Management of Asthma Risks and Emergencies in the Workplace

Asthma

This unit of competency has been developed to provide students with the skills to recognise an asthma attack, provide first aid assistance to the casualty, hold blue reliever medication in a first aid kit for asthma emergencies and the administration of prescribed medications.

Anaphylaxis

This unit describes the outcomes required to assist a person suffering an anaphylactic reaction until the arrival of medical assistance. Application of this unit relates to the use of adrenaline auto-injecting devices, (e.g. EpiPen®/Anapen®). The also unit covers the recognition, management, prevention and risk minimisation strategies related to allergic reactions and anaphylaxis. It provides the outcomes required to develop and implement a management plan to reduce the risk of severe reactions in individuals diagnosed with anaphylaxis.

Course Format

Online Workbook (approximately 2 hours pre-work) and 1 hour face to face session, 3 hours in total.

Assessment:

  • Written exam for every unit
    Group activities and oral questioning throughout the course
    Practical demonstrations/skills assessments.

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