ASCIA Annual Nurses Day
The ASCIA 2018 Nurses Update was held on Friday 7 September 2018 at the National Convention Centre in Canberra, as part of the ASCIA 2018 Conference.
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
Projects in 2018 have included the review of the 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 October 2018