Anaphylaxis Resources

ASCIA Action Plans and First Aid Plans 2021This webpage includes links to:

Anaphylaxis is a potentially life threatening severe allergic reaction that requires immediate treatment with adrenaline (epinephrine). Anaphylaxis should always be treated as a medical emergency. Call an ambulance (000 in Australia or 111 in New Zealand), immediately after giving an adrenaline autoinjector.

ASCIA Action Plans do not expire, and therefore the plan is still valid beyond the review date, which is a guide for patients to see their doctor. Current ASCIA Action Plans are the 2021 versions, however, the 2020 and 2018 versions are still valid for use throughout 2021.

Action Plans, Forms and Checklists
Allergic Reactions Clinical History Form New April 2020 (with type in fields and tick boxes)
Allergic Reactions Event Record Updated April 2020 (with type in fields and tick boxes)
Adrenaline Injector information
Anaphylaxis Guidelines

Anaphylaxis Guidelines - Schools/Childcare
Anaphylaxis Guidelines - Health Professionals Updated July 2021

ASCIA anaphylaxis e-training courses
Anaphylaxis e-training Refresher New July 2021
Anaphylaxis e-training - Community Updated September 2021
Translations of anaphylaxis information 

Anaphylaxis Patient Information - English Updated September 2021
Anaphylaxis Patient Information - Other Languages
Anaphylaxis Patient Information - Maori, Samoan, Tongan  
First Aid for Anaphylaxis - English Updated September 2021
First Aid for Anaphylaxis - Other Languages 
First Aid for Anaphylaxis - Maori, Samoan, Tongan 
Anaphylaxis Fact Sheet for Parents - English and Other Languages  
Anaphylaxis Fact Sheet for Parents - Maori, Samoan, Tongan 
How to give EpiPen - English and Other Languages 
How to give EpiPen - Maori, Samoan, Tongan 

Translations of chef cards are available from the Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia website 
 
Translations of asthma action plans are available from the National Asthma Council website
General allergy information
Fast Facts about anaphylaxis can be found here:

Information for patients, consumer and carers
Dietary avoidance for food allergy information sheets
Information for schools and childcare
Information for health professionals

Content updated September 2021
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