Tag: auto-injector training

PB&J

School District Agrees to $120K Settlement for Failing to Protect Kindergartener...

Five-year-old girl was left alone and unsupervised suffering full-blown anaphylaxis.
School Buses

Your Child is Protected by Epinephrine at Home and School. What...

Many school districts have yet to address this issue. Do you know if your district does?
EpiPen Station

University Adds Stock Epinephrine Stations to All Campus Cafeterias

Stations holding an emergency epinephrine auto-injector are now being installed next to the AEDs (defibrillators) in every campus dining hall.
Beth Ward and Stephanie Maynard

Teacher Uses Her Auto-Injector Training to Save School Nurse from Anaphylaxis

The teacher had the benefit of Kingsport City Schools' yearly medical training. She told WJHL that without it, she may not have known how to help.
INCORRECT Application of an EpiPen!

Editorial: Access to School Nurse and Training Staff to Administer Epinephrine...

The process is more complicated than simply pulling out an auto-injector and jabbing them in the leg.
Auto-Injector Use

Study: Self-Injection Practice Leads to Less Anxiety in Adolescents and Parents

Familiarity with the use of an auto-injector may lead to earlier administration and better outcomes.