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Emergency Asthma Management 10392NAT

Asthma affects 1 in 9 children, many of whom attend care services regularly. It is important that staff in these services have a good understanding of asthma, put in place strategies to minimise the impact of asthma and have the skills and confidence to manage an asthma emergency. Having the right knowledge to act quickly could save a child's life.

Emergency Asthma Management (10392NAT) is a three hour certified course for a comprehensive overview of asthma as it relates to children in care, and especially recognising and responding to an asthma emergency. This has been approved by ACECQA as meeting the requirements for emergency asthma management training in the National Regulations for Early Childhood Education and Care.

Who should attend?

Staff members of an Early Childhood Education and Care Service. National Regulations require that at least one staff member who has emergency asthma management training must be in attendance at a service at all times. Other staff can also complete this training or complete the Asthma First Aid online course.

Course topics

  • Asthma overview, including symptoms and triggers;
  • Medications and devices;
  • Exercise-Induced Asthma;
  • Recognising an asthma emergency;
  • Asthma First Aid.

Includes hands-on practice using asthma inhaler and other devices and a practical assessment of correct Asthma First Aid skills. 

Assessment

Practical assessment of delivery of correct Asthma First Aid in an emergency situation.

Qualification & Certification

A formal Statement of Attainment is provided - valid for three years. 

Nationally recognised

Australian Skills Quality Authority approved and national training recognition.

Duration

Three hours

Venue

Asthma Australia SA, 300 South Road HILTON or if a group booking, at your site.

Cost

$60 per person incl. GST or $600 incl. GST per group maximum 20 people

Bookings & Session Dates

  • Wednesday 25th July, 12:45pm - 3:45pm

  • Friday 27th July, 1:00pm - 2:00pm - Mixed Mode

  • Friday 24th August, 10:30am - 11:30am - Mixed Mode

  • Saturday 11th August, 1.00pm - 4.00pm

  • Thursday 13th September, 12:30pm - 3:30pm

  • Tuesday 25th September, 10:30am - 11:30am  - Mixed Mode

  • Thursday 11th October, 12:30pm - 3:30pm 

Click here to book a session. 

Article Last Reviewed: 13 Dec 2016  |  Article Updated: 24 Jul 2018

 

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