Anapen Poster for First Aid Trainers > Download A4 Poster Resource Here < Above you will find a link to an A4 poster showing the Anapen Range. This was designed following feedback from First Aid trainers who mentioned they are often not able to show the “real pens” whilst teaching. There was interest in having…

New 2023 versions of ASCIA Action Plans for Anaphylaxis ASCIA has developed new 2023 versions of ASCIA Action Plans for Anaphylaxis, to improve ease of use, which are now available. This is the first major formatting change in 20 years, since ASCIA Action Plans for Anaphylaxis were first introduced in 2003. The plans can be…

The following ANZCOR guidelines have been updated. ANZCOR Guideline 9.1.3 First Aid for Burns (March 2023) ANZCOR Guideline 9.2.8 First Aid Management of Rapid Breathing (including Panic Attack) (March 2023) ANZCOR Guideline 9.2.13 First Aid Recognition and Management of Presyncope (March 2023) View all ANZCOR Guidelines at https://resus.org.au/the-arc-guidelines/  

On 7 September 2022 Allergy Concepts (Anapen®) advised that the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has approved the change of administration time from 10 seconds to 3 seconds for all models of Anapen® in Australia. This change ensures both adrenaline autoinjectors available in Australia are aligned with delivery time and minimises the risk of confusion. Anapen®…

Read Updated Advice on the Australian Industry and Skills Committee Website or see below.   22 June 2022 Updated advice on the delivery of first aid The Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) wishes to advise Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) of the following advice in relation to the delivery of first aid training. On 3 May…

The following ARC guidelines have been updated. ANZCOR Guideline 9.3.2 – Resuscitation in Drowning – November 2021 ANZCOR Guideline 9.3.3 Hypothermia and Cold Related Injury – August 2021 ANZCOR Guideline 9.4.3 Envenomation from Tick Bites and Bee, Wasp and Ant Stings – November 2021 View all ANZCOR Guidelines at www.resus.org.au   

The Australian Resuscitation Council has released the following Good Practice Statement. 10.3 Good Practice Statement: Minimum Hygiene Requirements for Resuscitation and First Aid Training  This document replaces Guideline 10.3: Cross infection risks and manikin disinfection. It should be used as a guide to the minimum hygiene requirements for resuscitation and first aid training

First Aid Industry Reference Committee recommendations in regard to delivery of First Aid training impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic Over the past few weeks, many training providers have contacted us asking for advice on continued training activities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Unfortunately, we have been unable to provide any advice on this matter. on Wednesday…

The following ARC guidelines were recently updated (Document date: Nov 2019) Guideline 9.1.7 – First Aid Management of a Crushed Victim Guideline 9.2.3 – Shock: First Aid Management of the Seriously Ill or Injured Person View the updated guidelines at www.resus.org.au 

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