In Case You Missed It – News from ASCIA

Members may have seen earlier reports that Mylan Australia would be supplying a generic version of EpiPen® without the EpiPen® brand name and also that Link Healthcare would be supplying Emerade® adrenaline autoinjectors in Australia. This was ...

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FAIA’s Role in the Review of The NVETR Act 2011

FAIA continues to represent our members' interests via active consultation with government.

In 2017, the Hon Karen Andrews MP, the Assistant Minister for Vocational Education and Skills, commissioned a review of the National Vocational Education and Training Regu...

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Updated: First Aid Companion Volume – March 2018

This replaces the Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council First Aid Guide: Release 1.3, January 2015.

A copy can be accessed

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Diabetes Guideline

The ARC has recently released a new guideline for diabetes: ANZCOR Guideline 9.2.9 – First aid Management of a Diabetic Emergency. Guideline can be accessed HERE.

New Business Name

Though still maintaining links to ‘second aid’ and ‘third aid’ matters, over time AECP has focussed more and more on first aid. The care providers name doesn’t make it immediately obvious what we’re about. So, a new name has been registered and launc...
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Regulating Australia’s Paramedics

The following information is taken from http://www.paramedicineboard.gov.au/ Who needs to register? From late 2018 paramedics must be registered with the Paramedicine Board of Australia (the Board) and meet the Board's registr...
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Update: ARC Guideline 9.1.1

The ANZCOR Guideline 9.1.1 – First Aid for Management of Bleeding has recently been released though dated July 2017. Download a copy HERE. There are some key changes to the guideline which are important to note:
  1. In life-threatening ...
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ARC Statement: Guide to AEDs

The Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) recently released a statement regarding Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) and how they can be deployed in the community. CLICK HERE to download a copy...
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Webinar 3 Available

We are pleased to announce our third webinar for 2017: Thursday 24 August at 10:00am AEST Feel the Burn Presenter: Rohan Sykes A journey learning the real-life consequences of a workplace accident, presented by Rohan Sykes from Phoenix Workp...
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New Webinars Available

We're pleased to announce further webinars have been made available for 2017. --- Monday 19 June at 3:00pm AEST Thunderstorm Asthma Explained + Emerging Asthma T...
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