Use and Administration of Epinephrine Auto-Injectors

Use and Administration of Epinephrine Auto-Injectors

Course overview

The Use and Administration of Epinephrine Auto-Injectors program teaches students about the causes of severe allergic reactions and how to recognize and treat anaphylaxis. It covers how to use an epinephrine auto-injector, the legal considerations for administering epinephrine, and how to prepare for an anaphylactic emergency.

Regulations on the administration of epinephrine for incidents of anaphylaxis vary greatly from state to state. Those Training Centers interested in offering this epinephrine auto-injector training course should refer to the Regulatory Approvals by State link in the Downloads section for an overview of industry and delivery format approvals by state.

Required for Successful Completion (Certification)

Written Evaluation

Optional except when required by organizational, local, or state regulation.

Skills Evaluation

All students must perform required skills competently without assistance.

Certification Period

2 Years

Course Length

30 Minutes - 1 Hour

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