Thunderstorm Asthma

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Associated Courses

  • Thunderstorm Asthma


In November 2016, the greater Melbourne area was impacted by a Thunderstorm asthma event. Never before had hospitals, Ambulance Victoria or Emergency Services Telecommunications Authority experienced such a surge in demand in such a short period of time and with such a rapid onset over a large geographical area.

This course will provide you with up-to-date information on asthma, thunderstorm asthma and its management.

Most importantly, you will be trained in the national protocol for the first aid treatment of an asthma attack.

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Expected time to complete course: Approximately one hour

Cost: Currently FREE – supported by funding from the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services

Currency: Valid for three years

Recognition: Certificate of completion


  • Modules are followed by quizzes to reinforce key messages
  • Return to the home page to exit the course at the end of a module to resume when next convenient

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Who should do this course?

This training package is designed for use by all community members.  Asthma can occur at any time in any place

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