Standard Precautions & Bloodborne Pathogens - A PowerPoint Presentation to promote the health and safety of students, school personnel and others in the school environment.
Anaphylaxis is a life-threatening type of allergic reaction.
Anaphylaxis can occur in response to any allergen.
Common causes include:
Drug allergies, Food allergies, Insect bites/stings
An Epinephrine autoinjector is a medical device used to deliver a measured dose (or doses) of epinephrine (also known as adrenaline) using autoinjector technology, most frequently for the treatment of anaphylaxis.
No one plans to have an allergic reaction!
View Video... IMPORTANT NOTE: Check Off demonstration with your school nurse required.
It is extremely important for people who have true food allergies to identify them and prevent allergic reactions to food because these reactions can cause devastating illness and, in some cases, be fatal.
The Automated External Defibrillator (AED) is a portable electronic device that automatically diagnoses the life threatening cardiac arrhythmias of ventricular fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia in a patient, and is able to treat them through defibrillation, the application of electrical therapy which stops the arrhythmia, allowing the heart to reestablish an effective rhythm.
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Certificate of Completion
The certificate requires the signature of school nurse.