1 Annual Epinephrine Training Program for Connecticut s Unlicensed School Personnel Developed by the Connecticut State Departments of Education and Public Health in consultation with the Connecticut School Nurse Advisory Council
2 Objectives Attendees will be able to: Increase their knowledge about allergies to food and other allergens. Describe the signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis. Describe the emergency response to anaphylaxis. Demonstrate the administration of emergency epinephrine auto-injectors.
3 Introduction Emergency First Aid: For students who experience allergic reactions was developed in response to Public Act , AN ACT CONCERNING THE STORAGE AND ADMINISTRATION OF EPINEPHRINE AT PUBLIC SCHOOLS. This Public Act required that not later than December 31, 2014, the Departments of Education and Public Health must jointly develop in consultation with the School Nurse Advisory Council, an annual training program for unlicensed personnel regarding emergency first aid to students who experience allergic reactions.
4 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Any school personnel volunteering to be trained to administer epinephrine auto-injectors are required to receive annual instruction in CPR. See the accompanying sample outline on: Annual Hands Only CPR and First Aid Training for Connecticut s Unlicensed School Personnel: Student Experiencing Anaphylaxis.
5 First Aid Any school personnel volunteering to be trained to administer epinephrine auto-injectors are required to receive annual instruction in first aid. See the accompanying outline on: Annual Hands Only CPR and First Aid Training for Connecticut s Unlicensed School Personnel: Student Experiencing Anaphylaxis.
6 Overview of Allergies Allergies are an abnormal response by a person s immune system. People who have allergies have an immune system that reacts to a usually harmless substance in the environment. These substances (pollen, mold, certain foods, for example) are called allergens.
7 What is Anaphylaxis versus allergy? A potentially life-threatening medical condition occurring in allergic individuals after exposure to an allergen. The immune system responds to otherwise harmless substances in our diet or from the environment. Unlike less severe other allergic reactions, anaphylaxis can result in death. Reaction can begin within seconds, minutes or even longer.
8 What is a Food Allergy? Food allergy is an exaggerated response by the immune system to a food that the body mistakenly identifies as being harmful. Once the immune system decides that a particular food is harmful, it produces specific antibodies to that particular food. The next time the individual eats that food, the immune system releases moderate to massive amounts of chemicals, including histamine, to protect the body. These chemicals trigger a cascade of allergic symptoms that can affect the respiratory system, gastrointestinal tract, skin and cardiovascular system.
9 Food Allergies, cont d In some people, symptoms appear in only one body system, while in others symptoms appear in several systems. Symptoms can range from mild to severe and may be life-threatening depending on the individual and type of exposure. An individual can have a life-threatening allergic reaction to any food, including fruits, vegetables and meats. Over 90% of allergic reactions are caused by the following foods: Peanuts, tree nuts (walnuts, cashews, pecans, hazelnuts, almonds, etc.), milk, eggs, fish, shellfish, soy and wheat.
11 Symptoms An allergic reaction to food or other allergens can affect the following systems: Skin; gastrointestinal tract; respiratory tract; and cardiovascular (most serious cases). Reactions can range from mild to severe, including potentially life-threatening. Symptoms can appear within minutes to several hours after eating the food to which a person is allergic.
12 Mild Symptoms of Allergies Hives (reddish, swollen, itchy areas on the skin) Eczema (a persistent dry, itchy rash) Redness of the skin or around the eyes Itchy mouth, eyes or ear canal Nausea or vomiting Diarrhea Stomach pain Nasal congestion or a runny nose Sneezing Slight, dry cough Odd taste in mouth Uterine contractions Other
13 Severe Allergic Symptoms Swelling of the lips, tongue, and/or throat. Trouble swallowing. Shortness of breath or wheezing. Turning blue. Feeling faint, confused, weak, passing out. Loss of consciousness. Chest pain or tightness.
14 Other Sense of Impending Doom Anxiety
16 Anaphylaxis Common causes include: Food (e.g., milk, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, sesame seeds, wheat, soy, fish, shellfish) Food additives (e.g., sulfites in dried fruit, wine, pickles) Insect Venom (e.g., bee, wasp or ant stings) Medication or Vaccines Latex Other
17 Anaphylaxis Common causes include: Food (e.g., milk, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, sesame seeds, wheat, soy, fish, shellfish) Food additives (e.g., sulfites in dried fruit, wine, pickles) Insect Venom (e.g., bee, wasp or ant stings) Medication or Vaccines Latex Other
18 Responding to the student with Anaphylaxis Anaphylaxis usually is an immediate reaction, occurring within minutes of exposure, although onset may occur one to two hours after ingestion of or exposure to an allergen. The initial symptoms may be followed by a second wave of symptoms two to four hours later and possibly longer. Children experiencing anaphylaxis should be observed in a hospital emergency department for a minimum of four to six hours or longer after initial symptoms subside, to monitor for signs or symptoms of a secondary reaction.
19 Fatal Anaphylaxis Fatal and near-fatal anaphylactic reactions are sometimes associated with not using epinephrine auto-injector or delaying the use of epinephrine treatment. When in doubt, it is better to give the epinephrine auto-injector and then immediately call the Emergency Medical System for an ambulance (911). Fatalities are more likely to occur when epinephrine administration is withheld.
20 Summary of Anaphylaxis The severity and rapid onset of anaphylaxis emphasizes the need for an effective emergency plan that includes: early recognition of the symptoms of anaphylaxis; immediate administration of an epinephrine auto-injector; and Call 911 Facilitate prompt transfer of the student by the emergency medical system to the closest hospital.
21 What to communicate to EMS? Suspected allergen; Signs and symptoms observed; When epinephrine auto-injector was given to the student; Student has no known history of anaphylaxis; and Student s response to epinephrine administration.
22 Signs and Symptoms of Anaphylaxis: Skin Classic Symptoms: Swelling of any body part. Multiple hives or severe rash rash on any part of body. Obstructive swelling (mouth or tongue). Other Symptoms: Itching of any body part. Itchy lips. Other
23 Signs and Symptoms of Anaphylaxis: Respiratory (lung) Persistent cough. Wheezing, difficulty breathing, shortness of breath. Throat tightness or closing. Itching in the throat. Difficulty swallowing. Difficulty breathing, shortness of breath. Change in voice (hoarseness).
24 Signs and Symptoms of Anaphylaxis: Gastrointestinal (mouth, stomach, intestines) Itchy tongue, mouth and/or throat Vomiting Stomach cramps Abdominal pain Nausea Diarrhea Other
25 Signs and Symptoms of Anaphylaxis: Cardiovascular (heart and blood) Heartbeat irregularities. Flushed or pale skin. Coughing, cyanotic (bluish) lips and mouth area. Fainting or loss of consciousness. Dizziness, change in mental status. Shock. Other.
26 Signs and Symptoms of Anaphylaxis: Other Sense of impending doom Anxiety Itchy, red, watery eyes.
27 Prevention and Risk-reduction Strategies
28 Prevention and risk-reduction strategies There is no cure for food or other allergies. Strict avoidance of the food or other allergens is the only way to prevent a reaction. However, since it is not always easy or possible to avoid certain foods, staff in schools should develop plans to deal with allergic reactions, including anaphylaxis. Early and quick recognition and treatment of allergic reactions that may lead to anaphylaxis can prevent serious health problems or death.
29 Prevention Measures Each school district should consider districtwide preventative measures regarding allergic reactions. Suggested measures include: establishing effective sanitation and cleaning measures; promoting good hand-washing practices following eating to prevent cross-contact;
30 Prevention Measures enforcing safe practices among students, such as prohibiting meal/snack swapping or sharing, utensil sharing among students and prohibiting eating on school transportation; options for allergen-free zones such as the classroom, lunch tables or cafeteria zone to decrease exposure to allergens; options for food-free common areas (such as libraries, music and art rooms);
31 Prevention Measures, cont d developing common practices for alerting and assigning substitute staff for school nurses and teachers; providing supervision in the cafeteria and on school grounds by school staff trained in recognizing adverse symptoms of food allergies; planning for school celebrations (such as, birthdays, school parties and holiday events) which may include alternatives to food for celebrations and provisions for allergy-free foods for celebrations;
32 Prevention Measures, cont d planning for school emergencies (such as, fire drills and lockdowns); and adhering to Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Universal Precautions Guidelines for disposal of epinephrine auto-injectors after use.
33 Reducing the Risk of Exposure to Food Allergens Recommendations from the CDC include strategies for the: Classroom; Cafeteria; Transportation; School or ECE Program Events (Field Trips, Activities Before or After School); and Physical Education and Recess. (See Handout)
34 Emergency Management and Administration of Epinephrine: Demonstration
35 What is an Epinephrine Auto-Injector? A disposable drug delivery system that contains the proper dose of epinephrine and is used to treat anaphylaxis. It is supplied as a spring-loaded syringe that can be easily transported. The disposable system is designed to treat a single anaphylactic episode and must be properly discarded (in compliance with applicable state and federal laws) after its use.
37 Steps in the Emergency Use of an Epinephrine Auto-Injector Demonstration technique!
40 Follow-up and reporting procedures Emergency medical care must be obtained immediately after the administration of epinephrine. Provide the EMR team with the used epinephrine injector. Follow-up diagnosis and care by medical professionals is important for recovery. A delayed or secondary reaction may occur.
41 Follow-up and reporting procedures, cont d. Medical supervision is needed for at least four hours after an episode of anaphylaxis. Emergency administration of epinephrine with a cartridge injector must be reported immediately to the school nurse, administrator, school medical advisor and the student s parent or guardian.
42 Follow-up and reporting procedures, cont d. Follow your school district s policy and procedures for documentation and reporting. Documentation shall be: completed and maintained for individual students on forms provided by the school district; submitted to the school nurse at the earliest possible time but not later than the next school day; completed for every student who receives emergency epinephrine first aid treatment for lifethreatening allergies.
43 Monitoring Effectiveness of School District Plan and Procedures Ensure periodic assessments of the effectiveness of the school district plan and procedure. Assessments should occur: at least annually with the school district team; after each emergency event involving the administration of medication to determine the effectiveness of the process, why the incident occurred, what worked and did not work in the district plan and procedures; and include medically-accurate, research-based practices in the annual review of the plan and procedures.
44 Handling, Storage and Disposal Handling, storage and disposal of epinephrine maintained for the purposes of emergency first aid shall be in accordance with your school district s policy and procedures.
45 Confidentiality When determining whether personally identifiable information from student health records maintained by the educational agency or institution may be disclosed, school officials at institutions subject to FERPA should refer to FERPA and its requirements. Family Educational Rights to Privacy Act (FERPA)
46 Applicable Laws Public Act , AN ACT CONCERNING THE STORAGE AND ADMINISTRATION OF EPINEPHRINE AT PUBLIC SCHOOLS R00HB PA.pdf State of Connecticut Regulations - Administration of Medications by School Personnel and Administration of Medication During Before- and After-School Programs and School Readiness Programs udent/health/medication_administration_regs. pdf
47 Activity: Food for Thought Where did the emergency take place? Cafeteria Gym Playground What happened? Bee sting When did it happen? When was the last time the student ate? Did the student try a new food? How severe are the symptoms?
48 Be Prepared! What is your school district s policy regarding emergency epinephrine by unlicensed school personnel to students? Do you have a medical emergency plan/policy? Where are the emergency epinephrine autoinjectors stored? Who is in charge or responds when the school nurse is absent or unavailable?
50 References Administration of Epinephrine Auto-injectors. California Department of Education Reducing the Risk of Exposure to Food Allergens: Recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Managing Food Allergies at School Keeping Children with Food Allergies Safe at School (CDC)
51 References, cont d CSDE s Guidelines for Managing Life- Threatening Food Allergies in Connecticut Schools (Includes Guidelines for Managing Glycogen Storage Disease) &q= Voluntary Guidelines for Managing Food Allergies In Schools and Early Care and Education Programs located on the CDC s Food Allergy Research and Education
52 References, cont d. What is a Food Allergy? (CDC s Food Allergy in School NASN. Anaphylaxis Planning Algorithm https://www.nasn.org/toolsresources/foodallergya ndanaphylaxis/anaphylaxisplanningalgorithm
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