If you complete an Asthma and Anaphylaxis course with Australia Wide First Aid, you will receive a Nationally Recognised Certificate of Attainment. The Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) recognises Australia Wide First Aid’s certificate as fulfilling the required requirements for Asthma and Anaphylaxis management within the workplace. For more information on the ACECQA requirements, please visit their website here.
22282VIC Course in the Management of Asthma Risks and Emergencies in the Workplace
This course covers the knowledge and skills to recognise the clinical signs of asthma and how you can identify and respond to an asthma emergency. Australia Wide First Aid have been certified by the National Asthma Council of Australia as an authorised provider of Emergency Management of Asthma in the Workplace.
In an Australia Wide First Aid Asthma Management course, you will learn:
- The symptoms and triggers of an Asthma Attack
- The different classes of Asthma Medication
- The devices used to administer Asthma Medication
- How to deliver First Aid Asthma
22300VIC Course in First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis
During this section of the Asthma and Anaphylaxis course, you will be educated on the skills and knowledge to recognise, treat and manage a severe life threatening allergic reaction (anaphylaxis).
Specifically, the course will cover:
- Regulations and definitions of allergies and anaphylaxis
- Common Allergy Triggers
- Signs and Symptoms
- Risk minimisation
- The importance and administration of Adrenaline Autoinjectors
- Anaphylaxis first aid
Within the class, you will have the opportunity to practice using the equipment used to deliver treatment for Asthma symptoms and Anaphylaxis. These include Asthma Puffers, spacers, and Adrenaline auto-injectors.
Australia Wide First Aid’s Asthma and Anaphylaxis training is open to everyone. There are no prerequisites or previous experience required. We do ask students under 14 years of age to provide written statement from a parent or guardian granting them permission to attend the course.
Useful Asthma & Anaphylaxis Resources
We have put together some useful resources for Child Care Centres and Schools. Feel free to use these materials in educating staff and students about the importance of being prepared for any Asthma & Anaphylaxis emergency. See the full list of resources.
Asthma & Anaphylaxis Printable Poster: