Asthma Aware, Allergy and Anaphylaxis Management

Asthma Aware & Allergy and Anaphylaxis Management in NT Schools is designed to teach all school staff to identify asthma, allergies and anaphylaxis. The program is aimed to increase attendees confidence & knowledge in supporting people with asthma, allergy &/or anaphylaxis and to provide a safe environment

The training is valid for 2 years* and entitles the school / childcare to display the Asthma Aware sticker on their door and the Asthma Aware logo on their website as long as they meet the essential criteria

*AFNT recommends yearly training

* Please note that this is a non-accredited training program

What is covered in the program?

  • What is asthma?
  • What is allergy?
  • What is anaphylaxis?
  • Signs & symptoms of asthma
  • Signs & symptoms of mild/moderate & severe allergy
  • Signs & symptoms of anaphylaxis
  • What is a trigger?
  • What is an allergen?
  • the link between asthma, allergy & anaphylaxis.
  • Treatment of mild/moderate & life threatening asthma
  • Treatment of mild to moderate allergic reactions
  • Emergency treatment for anaphylaxis
  • Knowledge on how to use a puffer & spacer
  • Knowledge of how to use a adrenaline auto-injector
  • Knowledge of an Asthma Action Plan
  • Knowledge of an ASCIA Action Plan
  • Asthma, Allergy & Anaphylaxis Policies and Guidelines in accordance to the NT Department of Education
  • Duty of Care

Who should attend?

All school staff are recommended to attend the program.

  • Teachers
  • Administration staff
  • Support staff

Who should attend?

AFNT acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the lands on which we meet and conduct our services, respecting language and culture and elders past and present.

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