Learn how to provide first aid for anaphylaxis using an autoinjector
Get the confidence, knowledge and skills to recognise and manage anaphylactic emergencies including the use of the adrenaline auto-injector.
Updated 16 August 2021
Affected students who wish to reschedule their training can do so here or phone 1300 360 455 for assistance.
For the continued safety of staff and students in line with recent changes to Coronavirus restrictions, the following measures are in place:
Importantly, those who meet the following criteria should not attend any St John Ambulance Training course:
Those who are diagnosed with a confirmed case of COVID-19 within 14 days after attending their St John training course must advise St John Ambulance Victoria immediately on 1300 360 455
For a limited time only, all First Aid training will come with access to our Infection Control eLearning course that participants can complete online in just 45 minutes.
Students will receive a link to the course on their student readiness page.
This course provides practical advice for you and your workplace teams to follow to help reduce the spread of infection such as Coronavirus.
This course teaches how to recognise and respond to anaphylaxis first aid emergencies as well as anaphylaxis management.
The course topics include signs, symptoms and triggers, anaphylaxis action plans and auto-injector administration.
This course is taught by St John trainers with over 100 years of combined experience and backgrounds in Nursing, Education and Leadership. They are ready to share their experience and passion with you that creates confidence to perform first aid should you ever need to.
4 hours Face to Face
This course covers the following:
Anaphylaxis and allergy overview
Anaphylaxis signs, symptoms and triggers
Anaphylaxis medications and devices
Anaphylaxis action plans
Anaphylaxis risk management planning for the workplace
Hands-on-practice adrenaline auto-injector administration (Epi-pen)
Asthma and Anaphylaxis first aid management
On successful completion of this course you will be issued a Certificate which is a statement of attainment in:
St John recommends, as per the First Aid in the Workplace Code of Practice and the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines, that asthma and anaphylaxis skills are renewed every 12 months.