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First Aid and Fire First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis Training Course

Course In First Aid Management Of Anaphylaxis

First Aid and Fire's Anaphylaxis EpiPen training course called 22300VIC Course in First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis, provides participants with the knowledge and skills to enable them to assist a person suffering an anaphylactic reaction until medical assistance arrives.

“Hospitalisations due to anaphylaxis have tripled over the past 13 years and has increased more than seven-fold among children aged 5 to 14”. Journal of Allergy and Immunology, July 2015

Learning Objectives

It is becoming increasingly more important for both corporate business and the general public to become Anaphylaxis prepared. Anaphylaxis is the most severe form of an allergic reaction and is potentially life threatening. It must be treated as a medical emergency, requiring immediate treatment and urgent medical attention.


Obtain the necessary first aid skills to assess, manage and assist a person suffering an anaphylactic reaction until medical assistance arrives.

  • Define the term allergic reaction/anaphylaxis

  • Recognition of allergy and anaphylaxis

  • Signs and symptoms of allergic reaction

  • Risk factors

  • Provide first aid management of severe allergic reactions and anaphylaxis

  • Develop risk minimisation and management strategies for allergic reaction and anaphylaxis

  • Action Plans

  • Use of adrenaline auto-injector devices Epi Pen or Ana Pen

  • Communicate detail of the accident to Emergency services

Course Prerequisites

There are no pre- requisites for this course. Students must be at least 14 years of age at the time of attendance.

Learn more about the Australian Government’s competency and assessment requirements for this course at

Course Details

Face to Face:


The face to face training is 2-3 hours and covers both theory and practical aspects of the course requirements.


Students are required to arrive at least 10 minutes prior to the course commencement or will be refused entry.


There is a short multiple choice quiz at the end of the training covering the course theory learnt that day. 


Students will also be assessed on practical skills as a requirement to pass the course. .

Certificate Validity

The certificate is valid for three (3) years from the completion date.

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