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ASCIA Annual Nurses Update 2018

The ASCIA 2018 Nurses Update will be held on Friday 7 September 2018 at the National Convention Centre in Canberra, as part of the ASCIA 2018 Conference. 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

The following ASCIA Nurse special interest groups (SIG) allow ASCIA (Associate) Nurse members to share information, brainstorm and obtain feedback relating to their work in allergy and immunology. If you are an ASCIA Associate (Nurse) member and would like to join one of these groups please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

ASCIA Dermatology Nurses SIG - chaired by Jan Belcher

Projects in 2018 will include review of new ASCIA eczema e-training course for health professionals.

ASCIA Immunoglobulin Replacement Therapy (IRT) Nurses SIG – chaired by Rachael Dunn

Projects include further development of SCIg training resources and other resources for IRT and PID.

ASCIA Nurse Practitioner SIG – chaired by Naomi Fenton

Projects 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 include Intradermal testing and food allergen challenges.

ASCIA Research Nurses SIG – chaired by Carolina Valerio

Topics for discussion include types of research studies that nurses are involved in and issues that arise in conducting these studies.

Content updated January 2018

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