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The combined Asthma and Anaphylaxis course is designed to comply with new childcare first aid regulations for Childcare employees. On 1 January 2012, the ‘National Quality Framework for Early Childhood Education and Care’ commenced. It has been introduced across Australia to help children have the best possible start in life.
Asthma – This unit of competency has been developed to provide students with the skills to recognise an asthma attack, provide first aid assistance to the casualty, hold blue reliever medication in a first aid kit for asthma emergencies and the administration of prescribed medications.
Anaphylaxis – 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.
In addition to superior training, workbooks and assessments you will receive Nationally recognised statements of attainment for the following units: