First aid courses in Brisbane will provide you with skills and knowledge essential to assist a patient suffering from an Asthma attack or an anaphylactic reaction.
What is Asthma?
Asthma is a long-term inflammatory disease of the airways of the lungs. It is characterized by variable and recurring symptoms, reversible airflow obstruction, and easily triggered bronchospasms. Symptoms include episodes of wheezing, coughing, chest tightness, and shortness of breath. These may occur a few times a day or a few times per week. Depending on the person, asthma symptoms may become worse at night or with exercise.
What is Anaphylaxis?
Anaphylaxis is a serious allergic reaction that is rapid in onset and may cause death. It typically causes more than one of the following: an itchy rash, throat or tongue swelling, shortness of breath, vomiting, light headedness, low blood pressure,and temporary blindness. These symptoms typically come on over minutes to hours.
What is being delivered
This course is a non-accredited course. Participants who have successfully completed this course will receive a statement of completion. The statement of completion will issued by A Training.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION PRIOR TO ENROLMENT
COURSE FEES & PAYMENT
The fee for this course is $20 + GST per person
Refund and fee protection policy, including cooling-off period – please contact us 1300 707 677 for more information
Payment Terms – Payment for individual participants is upfront, group booking payment terms are based on agreement between the client and service provider.
Online delivery – approximately 2 hours self-paced online learning
This course will be delivered 100% online.
- Participants must have a physical person to perform/practice treatment
- Participants will need access to an asthma puffer or placebo asthma puffer
- Participants will need access to a training model adrenaline auto-injector
Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete an online assessment questionnaire. These are detailed in the sections following.
CERTIFICATE RENEWAL REQUIREMENTS
There are no renewal requirements for this course.
WORK PLACEMENT ARRANGEMENTS
No work placement will be required as part of this course.
LEARNERS RIGHTS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND SUPPORT, INCLUDING COMPLAINTS
Please contact us on 1300 707 677 for more information relating to your rights and responsibilities.
WHAT HAPPENS AT THE COURSE?
Delivery of course information and learning activities.
Assessments conducted during face-to-face training session(s) include:
- Performance tasks –
- Administer asthma medication without a spacer
- Administer the adrenaline auto-injector for anaphylaxis
- First aid for allergic reaction and anaphylaxis
- Theory assessment – A written assessment consisting of multiple-choice and short answer questions.