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Asthma

This course is available for Cerebral Palsy Alliance employees only

Why choose this course?

This course is recommended for employees, who as part of their work role, support a person with asthma.  This course is designed to equip learners with the essential knowledge and skills to safely and effectively prevent and manage asthma in the workplace.  The practical component of this course focuses on following asthma management plans, effectively responding to asthma emergencies, and safely assisting with prescribed emergency medications.

What content does the program cover?

This face to face course includes the essential knowledge, skills and training to effectively prevent and manage asthma in the workplace.  This includes:

  • understanding what happens in asthma
  • knowledge of common asthma triggers
  • identifying the signs and symptoms of well controlled, worsening, severe and life threatening asthma
  • safely assisting a person to follow their asthma management plan
  • effectively providing asthma first aid

Does the course have any prerequisites?

To enrol in this course you must have successfully completed the following:

  • A current First Aid Certificate
  • A current annual Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certificate (CPR)
  • Assist with Medication - Online course
  • Practical Skills Workshop for Disability Support Practitioners
  • Annual workplace practical assessment in medication

Course completion requires:

Successful completion of this course includes an informal assessment contained within group activities, discussions and simulated workplace asthma first aid scenarios. Practical skills in the administration of regular prescribed asthma medications is included in the workplace annual medication assessment.

What is the cost?

There is no cost for this course.

How long is the course?

Duration: Approximately 2 hours

This learning activity is delivered as required please enquire below.

Where can I get more information?

Contact: The Training Alliance Team 
Email: training@cerebralpalsy.org.au 
Phone: +61 2 9975 8715

Cancellation conditions apply

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