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All about Allergens for General Food Service

All about Allergens 2020 (New version launched 15 October 2020)

This course is designed to assist proprietors and workers in any food business to gain knowledge about food allergens, and to develop best practice procedures for making their food business safe for customers with allergies.

Time to complete: 1.5 hours
How often to undertake: At least every 2 years 

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All about Allergens: The next step for cooks and chefs - general food service 

This course has been developed to build on the knowledge gained from the All About Allergens course. 

It is designed specifically for chefs and cooks working in general food service kitchens, to assist them in making their food business safer for customers with food allergies.

Time to complete: 1.5 hours
How often to undertake: At least every 2 years 

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All about Allergens: The next step for cooks, chefs - camp staff 

This course has been developed to build on the knowledge gained from the All about Allergens course.  It's designed specifically for chefs, cooks and others involved in food service, working in camps, to assist them in making camps safer for people with food allergies. 

Time to complete: 1.5 hours
How often to undertake: At least every 2 years 

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All about Allergens for Hospitals

There are four courses from which to choose. Take a moment to select the course that best matches your work situation.

All about Allergens for Hospitals: Kitchen Managers and Supervisors 

This course  is for managers and supervisors who oversee the kitchen’s operations. It will help managers to adopt best practice procedures for food allergen management in the kitchen and ensure staff are taking the necessary precautions when preparing meals for patients with food allergy.

Target audience

  • Kitchen managers
  • Kitchen supervisors
  • Food service managers
  • Food safety managers
  • Food safety auditors
  • Dietitians

Time to complete: 1.5 hours (approximately)
How often to undertake: At least every 2 years 

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All about Allergens for Hospitals: Kitchen Staff 

This course is for kitchen cooks and chefs, food preparation staff and operational food service staff. It covers how to safely prepare meals for patients with food allergy, paying attention to food storage, cleaning, meal plating and meal delivery.   

Target audience

  • Hospital food service
  • Cooks and chefs
  • Dietetic assistants and menu monitors (working in kitchens)
  • Kitchen hands
  • Technical staff
  • Front line operational food service staff (e.g. plating meals)
  • Food service assistants (FSAs)
  • Catering staff; catering assistants

Time to complete: 1 hour (approximately)
How often to undertake: At least every 2 years 

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All about Allergens for Hospitals: Ward Managers and Nurses

This course is for hospital executive, unit/ward managers, registered nurses and enrolled nurses. It provides guidance about managing patients with food allergy on the ward and making sure that the right meal and fluid is delivered to the right patient. 

Target audience

  • Executive; Director of Nursing
  • Nurse unit manager (or otherwise named)
  • Staff educators
  • Nurses (Registered and Enrolled)

Time to complete: 1 hour (approximately)
How often to undertake: At least every 2 years 

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All about Allergens for Hospitals: Ward Support Staff

This course is for ward support staff including nursing assistants, personal service assistants, menu monitors,ward/admission clerks and other ward support staff or volunteers involved in patient care. It provides guidance about managing patients with food allergy on the ward and making sure that the right meal is delivered to the right patient.

Target audience

  • Assistants in nursing
  • Non-clinical support staff who distribute or serve meals and drinks on the ward (e.g. PSAs/PCAs)
  • Dietetic assistants and menu monitors (working on wards)
  • Clinical assistants
  • Admin staff (e.g. ward clerks, admissions, receptionists)
  • Lifestyle and activity staff
  • Volunteers

Time to complete: 40 minutes to 1 hour (approximately)
How often to undertake: At least every 2 years 

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Last modified: Thursday, 15 October 2020, 3:59 PM