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Asthma First Aid in Aged Care Facilities - face to face

This course has been designed specifically for all staff working in the Aged Care sector. It includes a review of symptoms and triggers, has a particular focus on asthma medications and devices, training in how to use and assist others in the use of each inhaler type, and also covers asthma first aid.

All nursing and care staff in Aged Care facilities.

Overview of the session: 

- Recognition of asthma (the condition) and its symptoms 

  • Role of asthma medications in asthma management
  • Importance of using asthma action plans
  • How to use delivery devices
  • Responding to an asthma emergency with Asthma First Aid

Section 256B of the Health (Drugs and Poisons) Regulation 1996 enables ALL employees of Queensland aged care facilities to manage the signs of an asthma emergency in a patient or resident, through administration of blue reliever medication, providing the employee has undertaken specified asthma first aid training.

Further information regarding approved asthma management courses is available here.

Time allocated

1.5 hours

Venue

This course can be delivered at your own venue for groups of 8 or more at a date and time that suits your needs.

Cost

$450 (incl. GST) per session (minimum 8 participants)

Please note that there may be additional travel costs, depending on distance, for our educators to come to your facility.

Please ensure you read our Cancellation and Refund Policy here.

Enquiries

If you would like to know Asthma First Aid in Aged Care Facilities for  your workplace, please call 1800 ASTHMA (1800 278 462) and speak with one of our education team members or email the Training Team.

 

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