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Tools & ResourcesFood Allergy and Anaphylaxis    November 30, 2015

Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis

An NASN Tool Kit

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. 

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.

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.
Learn more.


Checklists - Assess your program's readiness 


See Also

Resources from Food Allergy Research and Education 

Resources from the National School Boards Association (NSBA)

NSBA: Safe at School and Ready to Learn:  A Comprehensive Policy Guide for Protecting Students with Life-threatening Food Allergies

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

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