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ASCIA Food Allergy e-training

ASCIA Food Allergy e-training for Health Professionals has been substantially updated and the new course is available from 30 November 2021.

First developed in 2011, the latest version is for suitable for medical practitioners, nurses and dietitians.

The following six modules are included:

Module 1: Food Allergy Overview

Module 2: Diagnosis, Management and Prevention of Food Allergy

Module 3: Cow’s Milk (Dairy) Allergy

Module 4: Other Conditions Related to Food Allergy

Module 5: The Role of Dietitians in Managing Food Allergy

Module 6: Final Assessment

Thank you to ASCIA members and the ASCIA team who undertook the extensive review and editing of the course over the past few years. 

Register or go to the course here

The learning outcomes for this course are:

  • Differentiate between food allergy and other adverse reactions to foods, including food intolerances.
  • Understand the role of medical practitioners and dietitians in the diagnosis and management of food allergy.
  • Identify appropriate specialised formula choices for infants with food allergy.

This course has received support from the National Allergy Strategy and ASCIA gratefully acknowledges all of the generous supporters of ASCIA education resources, as listed on the ASCIA website 

This news item was issued on 30 November 2021 by the Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA), the peak professional body for clinical immunology and allergy in Australia and New Zealand.