Anaphylaxis Training, Guidelines, Procedures for Schools and Children's Services

For ASCIA guidelines go to  Prevention of Anaphylaxis in Schools, Preschools and Childcare: 2015 update 

ASCIA anaphylaxis e-training for schools and childcare services staff is available free of charge from the ASCIA website: www.allergy.org.au/patients/anaphylaxis-e-training-schools-and-childcare 

Links to information about region specific face to face training, guidelines and procedures are listed below.

Victoria

www.education.vic.gov.au/childhood/parents/health/Pages/anaphylaxis.aspx (parents)

www.education.vic.gov.au/school/teachers/health/Pages/anaphylaxisschl.aspx (teachers - please note that the Anaphylaxis Supervisor Checklist is located under the ‘Training requirements’ tab.)

Western Australia

http://healthywa.wa.gov.au/Articles/A_E/Anaphylaxis

http://healthywa.wa.gov.au/Articles/J_M/Managing-your-childs-anaphylaxis-at-school-or-child-care/

www.det.wa.edu.au/inclusiveeducation/detcms/portal/ 

New South Wales 

https://education.nsw.gov.au/student-wellbeing/health-and-physical-care/health-care-procedures/conditions/anaphylaxis

https://education.nsw.gov.au/student-wellbeing/health-and-physical-care/health-care-procedures/conditions/anaphylaxis/anaphylaxis-procedures-for-schools2

https://education.nsw.gov.au/early-childhood-education 

Australian Capital Territory

www.det.act.gov.au/publications_and_policies/policy_a-z (select first aid)  

New Zealand

NZ Ministry of Education - Health Conditions in Education Settings

www.allergy.org.nz/shop/schools+and+pre-schools.html

Northern Territory

https://education.nt.gov.au/education/policies

(select Medical - Administration of medications to students with notified medical conditions)

Queensland

https://education.qld.gov.au/students/student-health-safety-wellbeing/student-health/health-support-needs

South Australia

https://www.decd.sa.gov.au/supporting-students/health-e-safety-and-wellbeing/health-care-plans (select Allergy and Anaphylaxis)

Tasmania

Specific Health Issues - Procedures (PDF)

Patient Support Organisations 

Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia

Guide for children (with severe allergies) starting Kinder or Preschool 

www.allergyfacts.org.au/allergy-management/0-3-years

www.allergyfacts.org.au/allergy-management/3-5-years

www.allergyfacts.org.au/allergy-management/5-12-years

Allergy New Zealand 

Allergy and Anaphylaxis Guidelines for Early Childhood Services and Schools

www.allergy.org.nz/shop/schools+and+pre-schools.html

Content updated May 2020