Use and Administration of Epinephrine Auto-Injectors

Description: 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 area to area. 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.

Who can attend: Parents, childcare providers, school system employees and camp counselors and administrators. This program is also appropriate for training the general public (Good Samaritans).

Skills taught in this Course:

  • Anaphylaxis
  • Epinephrine
  • Barriers for Use
  • Legal Considerations
  • Signs and Symptoms 
  • Treatment
  • Storage
  • Inspection
  • Preparation 

Duration: 1 hour.

Certification: Participants receive an international certification from the American Safety and Health Institute/ASHI (valid for 2 years).

Language: Delivery and material in English and/or Arabic.