About ASCIA Anaphylaxis e-training for health professionals

ASCIA Anaphylaxis e-training for health professionals 2023ASCIA Anaphylaxis e-training for health professionals has been developed by ASCIA to provide accessible, consistent and evidence-based training for medical practitioners and other health professionals in Australia and New Zealand at no charge. ASCIA anaphylaxis e-training for health professionals has been refreshed in January 2024  (version 8.2) to include:

  • Current ASCIA Action and First Aid Plans.
  • Current infographics and animations to make the training more visual and interactive.
  • Instructions for two brands of adrenaline (epinephrine) injectors, EpiPen® and Anapen®.

This course is part of an education project that has received funding from the Australian Government, Department of Health, since July 2022. ASCIA also acknowledges other supporters of ASCIA education initiatives.

The learning outcomes for this course are: 

  • Differentiate between a mild to moderate allergic reaction and anaphylaxis.
  • Review diagnosis of allergy and risk of anaphylaxis.
  • Outline acute management for mild or moderate allergic reactions and anaphylaxis

Course instructions

  • A username and password must be obtained from the health professionals e-training website registration process to participate in a course.
  • The course comprises nine modules which ideally should be completed in order.
  • Modules 1-7 have evaluations that allow you to monitor your understanding.
  • The overall course assessment and certificate is provided in Module 8 where final assessment is undertaken for Modules 1-7.


  • You can undertake this course at your own pace.
  • To obtain a Certificate of Completion for ASCIA anaphylaxis e-training for health professionals a result of 100% is required for the Assessment in Module 8. If this result is not obtained on the first attempt, you may reattempt the assessment after reviewing the course content. Evaluation must also be completed. 
  • The Certificate of Completion is available as PDF for you to save or print for your own record. 

CPD Information

ASCIA anaphylaxis e-training for health professionals takes approximately 1.5 hours to complete and CPD credits can be self-recorded by individual health professionals on their CPD home. The Medical Board of Australia and the Medical Council of New Zealand have strengthened recertification requirements for medical practitioners, who require a CPD Home from January 2023, and must now log 50 hours of CPD annually from a range of activities: 

  • RACP Fellows can access Information about the RACP MyCPD program here
  • RACGP Fellows can access information about the RACGP CPD program here.
  • Rural, regional and remote medical practitioners can access information from ACCRM here.  

Last modified: Wednesday, 17 January 2024, 3:14 PM