Course curriculum

  • 01

    Anaphylaxis

    • Understanding Anaphylaxis

    • Recognition and Assessment of Anaphylaxis

    • Allergen Source Control

    • Treatment of Anaphylaxis

    • Recertification Information; Lack of Role of Antihistamines

    • Special Considerations: Legal Aspects of Epinephrine Administration

    • Anaphylaxis Prevention Strategies

    • Evacuation Decision

    • Review & Summary

    • Anaphylaxis Quiz

    • Image Credits

    • References

  • 02

    Epinephrine

    • Effects of Epinephrine

    • Preventing Medication Errors

    • Care, Storage and Evaluation of Epinephrine

    • Use of the Auto-Injector

    • Putting it All Together

    • Scenario Demonstration: Anaphylaxis with Auto-Injector Use

    • Epinephrine quiz

  • 03

    Vials & Ampules

    • Vial / Ampule Storage & Accessory Items

    • 5 Rights - Preventing Medication Errors

    • Injection Sites: Deltoid & Anterior Lateral Thigh

    • Needle Sizes & Selection

    • Syringe Types & Selection

    • Dosing of Epinephrine

    • Aseptic technique & Use of a Vial

    • Use of an Ampule

    • Needle Disposal

    • Recertification Information; No Need for filter needle or aspiration of syringe

    • Used Needle Injury Procedures

    • Vials & Ampules quiz