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22300VIC Course in First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis

  • VU21800 Provide First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis
  • VU21801 Develop Risk Minimisation and Risk Management Strategies for Anaphylaxis

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.

There are specific industries that require additional training such as childcare workers, schoolteachers and other related industries.

Important information prior to enrolment

Unit(s) Being Delivered
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.

2300VIC Course in First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis:

  • VU21800 Provide First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis
  • VU21801 Develop Risk Minimisation and Risk Management Strategies for Anaphylaxis

To view full unit details please visit training.gov.au

Course Delivery
This course will be delivered in the workplace or at a Pulse First Aid Training training facility.

Course Duration (face to face)
Face to Face – 3 hours (minimum) – full face to face course
Blended delivery – 2 hours (minimum) – with the addition of 1 hour self-paced learning
Refresher training – 2 hours (minimum) – conditions apply for this option, for example, you will need to provide previous current certificates.

Provider of Training and Assessment
This course is delivered and assessed by Pulse First Aid Training in partnership and under the auspice of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909.

Work Placement Arrangements
No work placement will be required as part of this course.

Learners Rights, Responsibilities and Support, including complaints
Please refer to the student handbook for all details relating to your rights and responsibilities. https://allenstraining.com.au/students/student-handbook

Course Fees and Payments
The fee for this course is $60.

Refund and fee protection policy, including cooling-off period – 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. These are detailed in the sections following.

Entry Requirements
As a minimum, entrants to the course must have literacy and numeracy competencies equivalent to the Australian Core Skills Framework Level 2. An example of an ACSF Level 2 competency is being able to read and comprehend the ASCIA Action Plan for Anaphylaxis, request appropriate emergency assistance at the scene of the incident and complete incident reports. In addition, it is recommended that entrants have current competency in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).

Participants must have the physical fitness to be able to meet the demands of the practical demonstration such as positioning a casualty ready to administer an autoinjector and administering the autoinjector.

What happens at the course?

Assessment Activities
Assessments conducted during face-to-face training session(s) include:
Practical demonstrations – The assessor must observe the following:

  • Provide first aid treatment for anaphylaxis and administer adrenaline using a trainer autoinjector device on a mock casualty
  • Provide first aid treatment for mild to moderate allergy which progresses to anaphylaxis and administer adrenaline using a trainer autoinjector device on a mock casualty

Documentation
The student must complete the following to the appropriate standard:

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

Theory assessment
A written exam consisting of multiple choice and short answer questions. All questions must be completed.

Frequently asked questions

What is a USI?

USI (Unique Student Identification)
This is a new Government requirement. Your Unique Student Identifier (USI) will contain all your nationally recognised training records and results from January 1 2015 onwards. Applying for your own USI number is relatively easy to complete.

To apply for a USI is quick and easy. Go to www usi.gov.au.

Step by step instructions on how to gain your USI number can be downloaded by clicking here.

For more information about the the USI go to: https://allenstraining.com.au/students/student-handbook#USI

Can I change the date once I've booked?

Yes. Look at the calendar and see what course you would like to change to, then send us an email using the contact form and we will send you a new invitation for the new date.

There is no additional cost to make this change this change.

What if I don't see a date for the course I want to book?

If you'd like to attend a course, but there is no date scheduled you should contact us using the contact form and let us know which course interests you. Often we have had other enquiries about the same course and are able to schedule a date that suits.

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Pulse First Aid conducts First Aid training under the auspices and in partnership with Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909.