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Anaphylaxis, Asthma and Diabetes Training and Resources


Anaphylaxis in Schools – Online Course

  • Free Course
  • Takes approximately 30 minutes to complete
  • Receive a certificate upon completion
  • Includes National Guidelines for Anaphylaxis Management in Canadian Schools

Food Allergy Canada

  • Free resources for educators
  • Template to create an anaphylaxis emergency plan
  • Elementary and high school curriculum
  • Links to additional resources

Ontario Ministry of Education

  • Provides links to legislation for Sabrina’s Law (anaphylaxis) and Ryan’s Law (asthma)
  • Provides posters, fact sheets and Asthma Management Plan template as downloadable pdfs


Asthma e-Learning Module

An e-Learning module from OPHEA designed to support school staff in understanding and applying Ryan’s Law in their school to ensure the safety and well-being of students with asthma. – Requires an OPHEA account (free for educators)

Creating Asthma-Friendly Schools

  • Developed by OPHEA
  • Provides sample policy, student management template and information on asthma triggers and steps to prevent asthma attacks in the school environment

Managing Asthma in our Schools

  • Video developed by OPHEA (also available to order as a DVD from OPHEA)
  • Can be shown at staff meetings as a training tool

Food Allergy Canada Allergy Awareness Challenge

  • School program for educators to help raise awareness about food allergies in the classroom
  • Program materials available for elementary and high school classes
  • Includes presentations, promotional material, activities, worksheets and lesson plans

Training Videos for Common Inhalers

  • Videos developed by The Lung Association
  • Short 1-2 minute videos showing how to operate many of the most common inhalation devices


Diabetes Training for School Staff

  • Free online training developed by Canadian Paediatric Society and Diabetes Canada
  • Important information for anyone who comes in contact with a student who has type 1 diabetes: teachers, non-teaching school staff, bus drivers, playground monitors, before- and after-school program staff, extracurricular leaders, and so on.
  • Training divide into three levels, based on the role of the staff person with regards to supporting a student/students with diabetes.