Australian College of Nursing

This activity has been designed to increase your confidence in identifying and managing patients susceptible to experiencing emergency anaphylaxis reactions, including the dispensing of available adrenaline autoinjectors.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Differentiate between mild/moderate allergic reactions and anaphylaxis
  2. Provide an overview of dosing and administration of available adrenaline autoinjectors
  3. Discuss revised anaphylaxis guidelines and the indications for adrenaline autoinjectors
  4. Discuss the role of the pharmacist in ongoing patient education and treatment/treatment maintenance
Australian College of Nursing

This Online Course is endorsed by ACN according to our Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Endorsed Course Standards. It has been allocated 1CPD hours according to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia – Continuing Professional Development Standard. It will take approximately 1 hour to complete.

Other healthcare professionals can still enrol and complete this course. You will receive a certificate upon completion.


If you do not already have an account with Arterial Education, you will be required to create one. This verifies that you are a healthcare professional and allows you to log your learning activities.