RTO # 40833

60SEC065 Life-threatening Asthma: Recognition and First 20 Minutes

60SEC065 Life-threatening Asthma: Recognition and First 20 Minutes

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This workshop, “Life-threatening Asthma: Recognition and First 20 Minutes,” offers healthcare professionals guidance on identifying signs of life-threatening asthma and implementing immediate interventions. It covers the critical steps to take within the first 20 minutes of presentation, including assessing airway patency, delivering high-flow oxygen, and administering fast-acting bronchodilators. The session aims to equip participants with the skills to stabilize patients quickly, prevent further respiratory compromise, and prepare for potential advanced treatment options.

Course Fees

Full Course Fee:



  • All learning material for this unit is provided via our online learning portal and all equipment is provided for the practical assessments.
  • A learner undertaking this course will require a specific skill level in Language, Literacy and Numeracy.

    The course has been assessed as requiring the following Australian Core Skills Framework levels:

    • Learning – Level 2
    • Reading – Level 2
    • Writing – Level 2
    • Oral Communication – Level 1
    • Numeracy – Level 1