22300VIC – COURSE IN FIRST AID MANAGEMENT OF ANAPHYLAXIS
When combined with 22282VIC Course in management of asthma risks and emergencies in the workplace, cost is $45.00 per person. Discounts will apply for large group bookings. Contact us for details.
After Completing the 22300VIC Course in First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis You will be Able To:
- Identify the triggers, signs and symptoms of allergic reactions, including anaphylaxis.
- Develop risk management and risk minimisation strategies for anaphylaxis. This includes the development and implementation of pre-emergency risk assessment/management and the development of individual anaphylaxis management plans.
- Provide an emergency first aid response to an individual experiencing anaphylaxis, until the arrival of medical assistance. This includes standard first aid procedures and the specific skills and knowledge to administer adrenaline using an adrenaline autoinjector.
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- Paramedic Trainer
- Nationally accredited
- Customised to your workplace needs
- Includes use of Defibrillator
- Very practical and hands on
- Fun, relaxed and interesting
22300VIC Course in First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis Includes:
- Reassure the casualty in a caring and calm manner and make them comfortable using available resources
- Apply first aid treatment for mild to moderate allergic reactions and anaphylaxis
- Position the casualty in an appropriate position for treatment, in accordance with the ASCIA Action Plan for Anaphylaxis
- Administer an adrenaline auto-injector correctly and promptly
- Convey casualty’s details to emergency services accurately
- Complete incident/injury report forms
- Conduct a risk assessment and rate potential risks
- Work cooperatively with others
- Communicate effectively with a range of stakeholders
- Use high level literacy and numeracy skills as required to read, interpret, address and communicate guidelines, protocols and reporting requirements
- The signs and symptoms associated with both mild to moderate allergic reactions and severe allergic reactions(anaphylaxis) and how to distinguish between them
- The triggers/allergens which cause allergic reactions
- First aid principles and procedures, including bringing medication to the casualty rather than moving them (unless it is necessary to remove them from an immediate danger, such as a beehive)
- ARC Basic Life Support Flowchart information
- If there is uncertainty, administer adrenaline as a priority before any other medications (e.g. Asthma reliever medication), as per ASCIA Action Plan for Anaphylaxis
- Anaphylaxis emergency response procedures for the workplace
- Requirements for replacement of the adrenaline auto-injector
- Documentation requirements
- Refresher training requirements for those undertaking this unit
- The identities of the people at risk, including children
- The triggers/allergens to avoid for mild to moderate reactions and anaphylaxis in individuals
- Understanding of the ASCIA guidelines for treatment of anaphylaxis
- Understanding of the relevant organisational policies and procedures
- Understanding of the relevant industry legislation and policies
- Mild to moderate allergic reactions and anaphylaxis and the potential consequences of the conditions
- Prevention strategies and risk identification and minimisation for people at risk
- The need to have the individual’s ASCIA Action Plan for Anaphylaxis reviewed by a medical practitioner when the adrenaline auto-injector is replaced
- The need to review individual anaphylaxis management plan at the start of each school year for school aged children, and otherwise annually, as per organisational procedures
- Sources of relevant information and guidelines
On Successful Completion of the Course You will Receive:
- First Aid Manual
- A Laminated certificate showing you have fulfilled the requirements of
22300VIC Course in First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis.
Further information about this course including Elements and Performance Criteria can be found at www.training.gov.au.