ASCIA Annual Nurses Update
The ASCIA 2017 Nurses Update was held on Friday 15th September 2017 at the Viaduct Events Centre in Auckland, New Zealand, as part of the ASCIA 2017 Conference, and was a great success.
We look forward to welcoming nurses to the ASCIA 2018 Nurses Update on Friday 7th September 2018. Registration will open in May 2018. For more details go to www.ascia2018.com
Professional Certificate in Allergy Nursing
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
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 September 2017