ASHI’s 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 a current overview of industry and delivery format approvals by state.
Required for Successful Completion (Certification)
Optional except when required by organizational, local, or state regulation.
All students must perform required skills competently without assistance.