Information about the course:
This unit describes the outcomes required to assist a person suffering an anaphylactic reaction until the arrival of medical assistance. Application of this unit relates to the use of adrenaline auto-injecting devices, (e.g. EpiPen).
The unit covers the recognition, management, prevention and risk minimisation strategies related to allergic reactions and anaphylaxis. It provides the outcomes required to develop and implement a management plan to reduce the risk of severe reactions in individuals diagnosed with anaphylaxis
This unit of competency is classified as current as per the information provided for this unit at www.training.gov.au.
Those who are required to provide an emergency first aid response in a workplace.
This unit is published on the approved qualifications list on the ACECQA website http://www.acecqa.gov.au/Qualifications.aspx
There are no prerequisite, entry, work-placement, licencing or certification requirements for this course.
Students are not required to bring any materials or equipment with them to the course.
Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the statement of attainment for:
- 22300VIC Course in First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis
It is recommended this unit be renewed every 3 years in line with industry standards.
- Full course: 4 hours face to face training
- Full course: Completion of pre-course study plus 2 hours practical training
- Refresher course: 4 hours face to face training
- Refresher course: Completion pre-course study plus 2 hours practical training
Important information regarding course durations:
Course durations, as mentioned above, are reflective of group sizes of between 4 and 15 participants. If there are less students in a group, you may find course duration reduced by a maximum of 10%. If a class size exceeds 15 participants it may therefore also be necessary to increase course duration depending on the number of participants.
Pre course study options:
There are a number of different options for completing the pre-course study;
- Downloadable workbook
You must take the evidence from your pre course study to the practical training session.