COACHES & OFFICIALS - Learn how to save a life! Emergency Asthma Management Course (EAM) 3 hours - $30 per person (normally $50) (Subsidised by the Department of Sport and Recreation) The EAM course is a nationally accredited course with the Vocational Education and Training sector. Participants will receive a statement of attainment upon completion of the course which is valid for 3 years. Participants will be qualified to manage an asthma emergency. CORE MODULES General asthma information Recognising asthma symptoms Asthma medication and delivery devices Day-to-day management of asthma Identifying asthma triggers and how to minimise them Emergency treatment ELECTIVE MODULE Sport and leisure Children’s services Workplace In Western Australia about 220,000 people are diagnosed with asthma. At least 80% of people with asthma get symptoms when they exercise. Sudden life threatening attacks are not limited to people with severe asthma, all people with asthma are at risk. Why should a sports coach complete an EAM course? • Potentially life saving. People die from unattended asthma • Improve asthma awareness and management in the sporting community. Course explains the methods in assessing asthma severity – signs and symptoms of worsening asthma, protocol on when to call an ambulance as well as asthma first aid skills • Complements duty of care responsibility for health and safety of athletes and coaching staff. Provides the training and skills necessary to develop an asthma policy for a sporting club. • Peace of mind to parents of children with asthma • Coaching staff more confident in managing asthma. Course identifies issues relating to exercise induced asthma and coaching athletes with asthma “Asthma has no cure and can fatal – we need to take this condition seriously as asthma deaths are mostly preventable” Ian Adams, President Asthma Foundations of Australia EXPRESSION OF INTEREST If you are interested in attending this course can you please complete the details below and fax/email to:Jacqui Jashari or Jonelle Burns Project Officers – Coaching & Officiating Department of Sport and Recreation [email protected] or [email protected] Fax: 9492 9711 NAME:_____________________________________________________________________ EMAIL: _____________________________________________________________________ PH: _________________________________ MOB: _________________________________ Coach □ Official □ Which format would you prefer? 3 hours on Saturday or Sunday 1.5 hours on 2 x week night’s □ □ Please forward this information by 31st March, 2009 Look forward to hearing from you!
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