ASCIA 2017 Update for Nurses and Dietitians
Friday 15th September 2017, Viaduct Events Centre, Auckland, New Zealand. Registration will open in late April 2017. For more details go to www.allergy.org.au/conferences/ascia-annual-conference#s2017
Professional Certificate in Allergy Nursing
Enrolments for the next course intake will close late February 2017.
The online course (16 weeks) and clinical placement enables students to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes to confidently and competently manage patients with allergic conditions across the lifespan.
For more details go to www.unisa.edu.au/Health-Sciences/Programs-and-Courses/Short-courses/Allergy/
ASCIA Nurse Special Interest Groups
ASCIA Dermatology Nurses SIG - chaired by Jan Belcher
Issues and projects for 2017 are yet to be confirmed
ASCIA Immunoglobulin Replacement Therapy (IRT) Nurses SIG – chaired by Rachael Dunn
Projects for 2017 will include further development of SCIg training resources and other resources for IRT and PID.
ASCIA Nurse Practitioner SIG – chaired by Naomi Fenton
Projects for 2017 include development of a Scope of Practice for Nurse Practitioners working in allergy and immunology.
ASCIA Paediatric Allergy Nurses SIG – chaired by Val Noble
Issues for discussion in 2017 include Intradermal testing and food allergen challenges.
ASCIA Research Nurses SIG – chaired by Carolina Valerio
Topics for discussion in 2017 include types of research studies that nurses are involved in and issues that arise in conducting these studies.
Content updated January 2017