2021 Health Professional

As new or updated courses are released they will be listed here.

14 October 2021 

New ASCIA Anaphylaxis e-training for health professionals 2021-2 course released. This is Version 8.0 which contains

  • Updated and new ASCIA Action and First Aid Plans.
  • New infographics and animations to make the training more visual and interactive.
  • Instructions for two brands of adrenaline (epinephrine) injectors, EpiPen® and Anapen® (available on the PBS September 2021).

ASCIA Anaphylaxis e-training for health professionals 2021-2

Anaphylaxis 2021-22

This course provides the most up to date information about  prevention, recognition and emergency treatment of anaphylaxis, including information about adrenaline (epinephrine) autoinjectors and ASCIA Action Plans for Anaphylaxis. 

First developed in 2011, the course is reviewed each year by the Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA), the peak professional body of allergy and immunology in Australia and New Zealand.

Available: Version 8.0 October 2021


ASCIA Anaphylaxis e-training for health professionals 2021

Anaphylaxis

This course provides the most up to date information about  prevention, recognition and emergency treatment of anaphylaxis, including information about adrenaline (epinephrine) autoinjectors and ASCIA Action Plans for Anaphylaxis. 

First developed in 2011, the course is reviewed each year by the Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA), the peak professional body of allergy and immunology in Australia and New Zealand.

Now available Version 7.1: 6 February 2021 and superseded 14 October 2021 by Version 8.0 available here.


ASCIA Penicillin allergy e-training 2020

Penicillin allergy

Penicillin allergy is the most common drug allergy and is self-reported in up to 18 percent of hospitalised patients. However, most (up to 90%) of patients with a penicillin allergy label are found not to be allergic on further assessment. Importantly, in the true allergic patients, penicillin allergy can be life-threatening.

This course covers key questions about patients who have a history of penicillin allergy.

ASCIA Paediatric atopic dermatitis (eczema) e-training for health professionals

Baby with atopic dermatitisThe aim of this course is to provide an evidence-based overview of eczema (atopic dermatitis) in children to promote accurate and consistent information for best practice management. 

This course uses the term “eczema” to be consistent with resources for patients, consumers and carers.


ASCIA Food allergy prevention e-training for health professionals

Food Allergy PreventionThis has been developed by the Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA) and the National Allergy Strategy to provide ready access to accurate and consistent food allergy prevention education for health professionals throughout Australia and New Zealand, at no charge. 

The course has included an extensive review process involving ASCIA members as well as representatives from other medical organisations throughout Australasia.