Course in the Management of Asthma Risks and Emergencies in the Workplace
22282VIC Course in the Management of Asthma Risks & Emergencies in the Workplace
This asthma first aid course is designed to develop the skills and knowledge to enable providing assistance to a person having an asthma attack and administering either the patient’s own asthma bronchodilator medication or the organisation’s asthma first aid equipment.
3 hours of face to face training.
Students under the age of 18 years will be required to provide a signed parental consent form prior to attending the course.
If you have a learning difficulty or other disability that makes it difficult for you to be assessed please notify the trainer, so another form of assessment may be used, and early assistance may be given.
There are no pre-requisites.
Develop a risk minimisation and emergency management plan for an asthma episode
Recognise the symptoms and potential dangers of an asthma episode
Assess the emergency asthma situation taking into consideration the casualty, risks, physical hazards and appropriate response to control the situation
Communicate effectively with the asthma casualty to reassure and advise
Gather the essential resources and equipment to provide effective first aid to the asthma casualty
Demonstrate effective first aid management of an asthma episode
Communicate and document the essential details of the emergency asthma incident and the casualty’s condition
Follow workplace debriefing policies/procedures
Evaluate the effectiveness of the responses to the emergency incident and identify possible improvements
Facilitate the implementation of improvements to the workplace’s Asthma Emergency Management Plan
Multiple choice theory questions and simulated practical scenarios.
On successful completion, participants will receive a nationally recognised statement of attainment in 22282VIC Course in the Management of Asthma Risks and Emergencies in the Workplace, valid for 3 years.
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