This accredited short course is designed to develop the skills and knowledge required to assist a casualty suffering a severe allergic reaction, by the administration of the casualty’s own adrenalin supply through a controlled dose of injecting device (Epipen) until the arrival of medical assistance.

Course Code: 22578VIC Course in First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis

At A Glance

Course Length: 45min pre-course online component

Course Audience: This course is based on the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines and the Australian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA) Action Plans and advice, and will give you the skills to:

  • recognise, treat and manage a severe life threatening allergic reaction
  • correctly use adrenaline auto-injectors
  • develop risk minimisation plans, anaphylaxis policies and communication plans

Units: VU23090 Provide First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis and VU23091 Develop Risk Minimisation and Risk Management Strategies for Anaphylaxis

Delivery: Blended delivery

Pre-Course Theory Assessment

This training is delivered in blended delivery format. Participants are required to complete the assessment prior to training as home based learning, independently of the classroom session. The links provided at each question form the course reading and answers to the questions can be found within the links. It is important to read each link to verify understanding of the topic. A link to the assessment will be provided on booking, or click here to view the assessment.

On successful completion of this course participants will be awarded a statement of attainment in 22578VIC Course in First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis