Anaphylaxis Awareness

Australian Red Cross Society

This course provides knowledge on the recognition and management of anaphylaxis, risk assessment, risk minimisation and anaphylaxis first aid procedures. It is for anyone that has a 'duty of care' for a person at risk of anaphylaxis. The course meets the requirements of Ministerial Order 90 and the Victorian Children's Services Regulations regarding the Anaphylaxis Awareness training required by school and children's services staff.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education

Subjects you can Study:

Recognise signs and symptoms of an allergic reaction; Manage and treat an allergic reaction; Understand and implement a child's anaphylaxis management plan; Minimise the risk of an allergic reaction occurring within the service; Administer an adrenaline auto-injecting device.

Further information:

This course meets the needs of staff working in children's services who are required to have undertaken accredited anaphylaxis management training under the Children's Services and Education Legislation Amendment.

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
North Melbourne No info No Full time
Garran No info No Full time
Adelaide No info No Part time 0.5 day
Sydney No info No Full time
Hobart No info No Full time
Milton No info No Part time
Casuarina No info No Part time
East Perth No info No Full time
The Australian Red Cross Society became a Registered Training Organisation in 1995 and is currently registered nationally with ASQA. Australian Red Cross Training Services (RCTS) provides training in First Aid. Red Cross was established in 1859 in Geneva, while The Australian Red Cross Society was established in 1914.

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