Snakebite 1: Australian Snakes and Snakebite

Summary: 

If you come into contact with snakes in your work or during leisure or home activities, this topic will help you identify and understand the effects of snake bite and snake venom.  As Australia is home to the world’s top 10 most venomous species of land snakes, it is vital to understand which snakes are venomous and what to do if bitten.

On completion of this topic, you will have gained an increased understanding of:

  • The species and distribution of the common venomous snakes in Australia
  • The composition and physiological effects of Australian snake venoms
  • Methods of identifying snake venoms

The duration of this topic is: 1 hour

Rating: Level 1

Author: Mark McLennan

This topic is endorsed by:

AASW logo

Enrolment duration: 364 days
Cost: 45(AUD)

Chat with our Customer Help team

Please give us some more information to get started.

Leave Customer Help a message

Sorry, live chat is not available at this time. Our office hours are 8am-8pm Monday - Thursday and 8am-5pm on Fridays.
Please leave a note with your email address and we will contact you as soon as we can.