Childcare - Asthma (22282VIC) and Anaphylaxis (22300VIC) Combined

This course is a skill set combination course designed for child care workers containing the following units:

  • Course in the Management of Asthma Risks and Emergencies in the Workplace (22282VIC) and
  • Course in First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis (22300VIC).
This course provides the skills and knowledge required to provide first aid response, life support, management of casualty(s), the incident and other first aiders, until the arrival of medical or other assistance and provide advanced training in the use of auto injectors for the treatment of anaphylaxis and the advance treatments associated with Asthma.

This course meets the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations: Part 2.4 – Children’s Health and Safety.

Childcare - Asthma (22282VIC) and Anaphylaxis (22300VIC) Combined Course Details

Asthma

  • What is asthma?
  • Signs and symptoms
  • Signs of worsening asthma
  • Blue reliever medication
  • Why and how to use a puffer and spacer
  • Exercise induced asthma
  • Asthma action plan
  • Recognising and assessing asthma
  • 4 step Asthma First Aid plan
  • Relevant legislation

Anaphylaxis

  • What is anaphylaxis?
  • Providing First Aid for Anaphylaxis
  • Signs and symptoms
  • Allergens and Triggers that cause Anaphylaxis
  • Administration of adrenaline via an auto injector
  • First Aider responsibilities
  • Hazard and Risk identification & assessment
  • Anaphylaxis Action Plans
  • Policies, Procedures and Strategies for Management of Anaphylaxis

Delivery

This flexible learning approach allows the student to complete pre-course workbooks at their own pace prior to the course commencement plus a face to face session including both theory and practical components which takes 3 hours. Emphasis is placed on group discussion, group exercises and practical assessments.


Alternatively a 6 hour face to face course with no pre-course learning can be arranged.


Prerequisite


If you are completing the combined Asthma and Anaphylaxis course you will need to complete BOTH workbooks.


To download the workbooks click on the link below to take you to the Allens Training website (IOH Partner RTO):
www.allenstraining.com.au


Once on the Allens website you will need to follow these steps to access the workbooks:

  • Click on the “STUDENTS” tab
  • Click “online course information”
  • Click on Asthma and Anaphylaxis Pre-course Workbook
  • Then scroll down to the wording "Click to complete Option 2 Downloadable Workbook". Please note the download link is on the far right hand side of the page in orange
  • Note: DO NOT click on "Click to complete Option 1 Online"

The workbooks are designed so that you can print the pages and complete by hand. You can print the entire workbook if you choose or only the Quiz Pages at the end of the workbook. 

Whichever option you choose you must take the completed quiz pages to your practical session.

**Please note: Due to the size of the files they may take some time to download


To view the eBook you will need to use either Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. Internet Explorer is not supported and will cause viewing issues.


Conditions

  • Participants MUST provide a USI number to the trainer on the day of training. Failure to provide this will mean that certification on completion of the course cannot be issued
  • Current Driver’s Licence or Photo ID required for all participants as Evidence of Identity


Award and Recognition

Successful participants will be awarded the following National Units of Competency:

  • Course in Emergency Management of Asthma in the Workplace (22282VIC)
  • Course in First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis (22300VIC)
Participants will be issued with an electronic certificate.


USI

From 1st January 2015, when enrolling in a Nationally Recognised course you will need to obtain and provide your Unique Student Identifier (USI) Number. Certificates cannot be issued until the USI number has been provided.


*Delivered in partnership with Allens Training Pty Ltd - RTO 90909