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Successful completion of this course will provide participants with the skills and knowledge and most importantly, confidence, to provide first aid treatment to any person suffering a sudden illness or injury, such as asthma or anaphylaxis.  This includes the skills to preserve life, prevent the condition from worsening, and promote recovery.  It includes initial intervention in a casualty with a serious condition until the arrival of medical assistance, such as performing CPR while awaiting an ambulance, as well as the complete treatment of other less serious conditions, such as applying water for burns or assisting someone choking.

Participants will go further into the knowledge and skills to develop an asthma management plan and provide asthma-related first aid interventions in the workplace. The course is delivered in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines and applies to all workers or members of the community who may be required to provide first aid and CPR in the event of an emergency and manage asthma and anaphylaxis in the workplace. 

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 asthma and/or anaphylaxis in the workplace. This includes the development and implementation of pre-emergency risk assessment/management and the development and implementation of individual asthma and/or 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 asthma and/or anaphylaxis or displaying signs/symptoms of asthma and/or anaphylaxis. 

Units Delivered

The following units will be included in your certificate:

HLTAID010 - Provide basic emergency life support
22556VIC - Course in the Management of Asthma Risks and Emergencies in the Workplace
HLTAID009 - Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
HLTAID011 - Provide First Aid
22300VIC - Course in First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis

Course Delivery

This course can be delivered/assessed in the workplace or at facility organised by the training provider.

Course Durations

Course durations can vary for multiple reasons, so the durations below are the minimum possible amount.

Refresher Face to Face contact time of at least 7 Hours
Blended Face to Face contact time of at least 7 Hours
Face-to-Face Face to Face contact time of at least 8 Hours 30 Mins
Online with face-to-face assessment Face to Face contact time of at least 1 Hour

It is recommended that students will be best equipped to successfully undertake the training if they have language, literacy and oral communication skills that align to Level 3 of the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF).  

Participants must have the physical capacity to perform all practical demonstrations including 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR on the floor. 

Pre-course study:  Students may be required to undertake online pre-course work prior to attending the face to face session depending on the course delivery mode.

Online study options: Students must have access to a computer, smartphone, tablet or other electronic devices with access to the internet to complete the online/ pre-course studies.

Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks.

This certificate does not require renewal

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 allenstraining.com.au (https://allenstraining.com.au/students/student-handbook) for all details relating to rights and responsibilities including complaints and appeals.

Performance tasks and practical scenarios:

  • Perform CPR on an adult (incl. the use of an AED and placing a casualty into the recovery position)
  • Perform CPR on an infant
  • Manage a choking casualty
  • Manage a casualty with non-life-threatening bleeding and shock, requiring minor wound cleaning
  • Manage a casualty with a nosebleed
  • Manage a casualty with a fracture and dislocation
  • Manage a casualty with a sprain and strain
  • Manage a casualty with envenomation (snake/ funnel-web spider bite)
  • Administer asthma medication (with spacer) using a personal asthma action plan
  • Administer asthma medication without a spacer
  • Administer the adrenaline autoinjector for anaphylaxis
  • First aid for allergic reaction and anaphylaxis

Documentation:

  • Complete a First aid/Incident report form
  • Complete a risk assessment for asthma and anaphylaxis and an individual management plan for a child with asthma and anaphylaxis based on a case study and information provided
  • Complete individual asthma and anaphylaxis management plan for a child, which includes a communication plan to raise awareness of the child’s allergies, triggers and management plan

Theory assessment: A written assessment consisting of multiple-choice and short answer questions. 

This course is delivered and assessed on behalf of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909