22556VIC Course in the management of Asthma Risks and Emergencies in the Workplace
This course is applicable to a range of settings where emergencies involving asthma attacks may occur. It is relevant for people working in childcare, education, aged and community care, sport, tourism, hospitality, industry enterprises and other environments.
It provides the skills and knowledge to be able to develop an asthma risk assessment and emergency management plan and provide asthma-related First Aid intervention.
This course provides the skills and knowledge to be able to develop an asthma risk assessment and emergency management plan and provide asthma-related first aid interventions in the workplace. It contains one unit.
VU22927 Manage asthma risks and emergencies in the workplace
This unit covers:
+ Triggers, signs and symptoms of mild to moderate allergic reactions and anaphylaxis
+ Background knowledge of the triggers, signs and symptoms of asthma
+ Risk minimisation and management strategies for asthma emergencies + Guidelines of asthma peak bodies
+ Emergency treatment for an asthma episode
+ Communicating details to emergency services + Workplace incident recording and reporting
+ Evaluating responses to asthma emergencies
There are no prerequisite units for this course. It is recommended participants have language and literacy skills equivalent to level 3 of the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF). Prior to the start of face-to-face practical training, there may be a short knowledge quiz to check language, literacy and numeracy skills, as required.
Progressive assessment throughout the course, including demonstration of practical skills and written and oral questions relating to underpinning knowledge.
A nationally recognised Statement of Attainment will be issued to all successful participants
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