22579VIC Course in Verifying the Correct Use of Adrenaline Injector Devices

Duration: 30 mins 

22579VIC Course in Verifying the Correct Use of Adrenaline Injector Devices is a nationally recognised and accredited course for nominated Victorian school staff who act as school anaphylaxis supervisors, and are required to verify the correct use of adrenaline injector devices by other individuals. 

Completing this course will allow participants to verify correct use of all adrenaline injector devices prescribed in the ASCIA e-training and which are currently approved for use and available in Australia. Participants will not have the skills and knowledge to train others to be a verifier, to manage anaphylaxis, or how to use adrenaline injectors.

​Course Contents

  • Preparing for a verification activity

  • Observing and questioning a candidate to complete verification process

  • Providing feedback to candidates on their use of adrenaline injector devices

  • Completing required documentation

Pre-requisites

To undertake this course, participants must have undertaken the current version of the ASCIA Anaphylaxis e-training for Victorian schools within 30 days of completing this course. Participants are required to provide evidence of this by submitting a copy of their ASCIA e-training certificate when attending the face to face session for the course.

Participants are also required to hold a Statement of Attainment for 22300VIC/22578VIC Course in First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis completed within the last 3 years. Healthguard First Aid also offers this course. Alternatively, a certificate for 10710NAT Course in Allergy and Anaphylaxis Awareness is also acceptable.

Assessment

22579VIC Course in Verifying the Correct Use of Adrenaline Injector Devices includes both a theoretical and practical assessment component. Theory assessment includes the completion of pre-reading prior to a face-to-face training session, a multiple choice knowledge assessment and practical assessments that include:

  • Completing a simulated verification process for a candidate.

Foundation Skills

22579VIC includes the following types of skills as listed below, Note: If the training and assessment requires any tasks harder than this, and you feel unable to complete what is asked, we will support you through the training process.

You need to be able to:

  • Apply skills to different locations and candidates
  • Read and interpret labels on devices and verification documentation
  • Complete observation checklist
  • Explain in English the verification process, give clear instructions and provide feedback to a candidate
  • Count in seconds, e.g. how long device is held in thigh for
  • Tell time medication administered

Outcomes

​On successful completion of this course, participants will be awarded a nationally recognised statement of attainment.

Unique Student Identifier (USI)

From 1 January 2015 when you attend a first aid course (nationally recognised training) you will need to have a USI.

A USI will give you access to your online USI account which will contain all your nationally recognised training records and results from 1 January 2015 onwards.

This is a requirement of the Australian Government Department of Industry.

Healthguard is a Registered Training Organisation and must comply with Government Legislation to maintain our registration. As of the 1 January 2015 we will be unable to issue you a Statement of Attainment for your course until you supply us with your USI.

Visit the USI website at: usi.gov.au

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