22300VIC Course in first aid management of anaphylaxis
Anaphylaxis First Aid
VU21800 Provide first aid management of anaphylaxis
VU21801 Develop risk minimisation and risk management strategies for anaphylaxis
PROVIDER OF TRAINING AND ASSESSMENT
This course is delivered and assessed on behalf of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909 by TalkSmart Training.
Blended & Blended Refresher- Completion of 1 hour of unsupervised pre-course study and 2 hours of face to face training and assessment
Face to Face Refresher- Completing 2 hours of face to face training and assessment and workplace practical tasks.
Online delivery with face to face Practical assessment – self paced online learning with a scheduled 15-minute face to face practical assessment
First aid management of Anaphylaxis is essential. We need to know how to use an Epipen because this is a life saving device.
This course has been designed for individuals who are required to provide first aid to a person experiencing anaphylaxis until the arrival of medical assistance. This means being able to identify the triggers, signs and symptoms of allergic reactions and anaphylaxis, and follow the standard first aid procedures to administer adrenaline using an adrenaline autoinjector to someone suffering anaphylaxis in the workplace or in the community.
Satisfactorily completing all requirement of this course provides the student with the ability to develop risk management and risk minimisation strategies for individuals diagnosed at risk of anaphylaxis in the workplace. This includes the development and implementation of pre-emergency risk assessment/management and the development and implementation of individual anaphylaxis management plans.
This course provides nationally recognised training for workers, or nominated workplace first aiders, from any industry sector and addresses the provision of care to adults and/or children in the workplace who are diagnosed as being at risk of anaphylaxis or displaying signs/symptoms of 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 including
- 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
- 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
- Signs and symptoms associated with both mild to moderate allergic reactions and severe allergic reactions(anaphylaxis) and how to distinguish between them
- 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
- 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
Course Delivery: This course will be delivered:
In the workplace or at your venue
Online learning with face to face assessment
Work Placement Arrangements: No work placement will be required as part of this course.
Learners Rights, Responsibilities and Support, including Complaints: Please note that enrolment to this course is made with Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909. Please refer to the student handbook located on the RTO website www.allenstraining.com.au for all details relating to rights and responsibilities including complaints and appeals.
Course Fees and Payments: Cost: $65 per person
• Please refer to our booking calendar for individual course fees.
Refund and fee protection policy – Please refer to the student handbook.
Payment Terms – Payment for individual participants is upfront, group booking payment terms are based on agreement between the client and service provider
Assessment Requirements: Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks.
The following unit(s) will be awarded to successful participants in this course. The certificate will be issued by Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909.
22300VIC Course in First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis
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