Combined Asthma & Anaphylaxis Management

Combined Asthma & Anaphylaxis ManagementCourse description:

This course is designed to provide participants with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to competently manage asthma and anaphylaxis within the children’s service environment. In addition, support in the feedback of information to col-leagues and implementation of best practice asthma and anaphylaxis management procedures. There will be an opportunity to prac-tice asthma and anaphylaxis first aid through hands on interaction with placebo puffers, spacers, and EpiPen trainers.

Asthma management 

  • Signs, symptoms and triggers

  • Medications and delivery devices 

  • Correct use of an asthma puffer and spacer device. 

  • Recognising an asthma flare-up and assessing the severity 

  • Implementation of Nationally Recognised Asthma First Aid 

  • Asthma aware strategies for the children’s service environment 

Anaphylaxis management

  • Allergies and Anaphylaxis

  • Signs and symptoms of allergy and anaphylaxis

  • Correct use of EpiPen

  • ASCIA action plans

  • Action for allergy and anaphylaxis

  • Anaphylaxis management for education and care services

2017 dates:

  • Monday, 8th May; 10am-1pm

  • Monday, 21st August; 10am-1pm

  • Monday, 16th October; 10am-1pm

All session held at The Children’s Hospital, Westmead

 

Course Costs:

  • Combined Asthma and Anaphylaxis Management - $65.00 Inc. of GST per person

  • Asthma Management only - $35.00 Inc. of GST per person

  • Anaphylaxis Management only - $30.00 Inc. of GST per person 

To register online or download a registration form go to:

https://www.schn.health.nsw.gov.au/parents-and-carers/our-services/respiratory-lung/chw

On receiving your registration a confirmation email will be sent.

Please ensure payment is made prior to the course date – thank you.

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IN AN EMERGENCY

If you are having an allergic reaction follow advice on your ASCIA Action Plan.

If in doubt, give the Anapen® or EpiPen®.

Do not call us for emergency advice.

If you do not have an ASCIA Action Plan and/or an Anapen® or EpiPen® call triple zero (000) for an ambulance.