Successful completion of this course will provide participants with the knowledge and skills to be able to develop an asthma management plan and provide asthma related first aid interventions in the workplace.
The course covers the correct use of reliever medication, recognition, risk management, prevention and risk minimisation strategies related to asthma.
Individuals completing this course will be able to apply their skills and knowledge in either the workplace or in the community.
** There are specific industries that require additional training such as childcare workers, school teachers and other related industries.
The following units will be included in your certificate:
Participants must have the physical fitness to be able to meet the demands of the practical demonstration such as assisting a casualty into the correct position and administering asthma medication.
Pre-course study: Students may be required to undertake online pre-course work prior to attending the face to face session depending on the course delivery mode.
Online study: Students must have access to a computer, smartphone, tablet or other electronic device with access to the internet to complete the online/ pre-course studies.
Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks.
Assessments conducted during face-to-face training session(s) include:
Practical task demonstrations:
- Simulated Scenario – Administer asthma medication (with spacer) using a personal asthma action plan
- Performance Task – Administer asthma medication without a spacer
Documentation – The student must complete the following to the appropriate standard:
- Asthma Incident Report Form
- Asthma Risk Assessment Form
- Individual Management Plan
Theory assessment - A written assessment consisting of multiple choice and short answer questions. All questions must be completed.