Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Toolkit
The Centers for Disease Control has worked with NASN,
the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network and the National School Boards Association
to develop comprehensive guidance and resources for food allergy and anaphylaxis management in the school setting.
Protocols and Emergency Care Plans - Providing Evidence-Based Emergency Response for Anaphylaxis
Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Myths: Don't Let These Get in the Way of Effective Management
Epinephrine Dosing: When to Upsize
Do you know what to do in an anaphylaxis emergency?
Connection Cards: Saving Lives at School: Anaphylaxis and Epinephrine
Initiate meaningful conversations with students and parents on topics related to anaphylaxis and epinephrine using NASN's Connections Cards with School Nurse Handbook.
Clinical Conversations for the School Nurse – Food Allergy Management in the School Setting
The Clinical Conversation Guide for Food Allergy Management in the School Setting provides the school nursing professional with access to recently published articles in the school health literature to provide a framework for leading a meeting with other school nurses or school health staff, a professional development workshop or an interactive nursing conference presentation based on prepared discussion questions. Access the Guide.
Checklists - Assess your program's readiness
Resources from Food Allergy Research and Education
Epi Everywhere! Every Day! School-based Anaphylaxis Preparedness: Policies in Practice
A video from Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics
Collins S, Patel S (2009) Development of clinical policies and guidelines in acute settings.
Nursing Standard. 23, 27, 42-47. Date of acceptance: October 13 2008.
View article abstract
Links to State Guidance on Food Allergies
Food Allergy Resources for School Nurses - Literature Review
Page Last Updated February 2014