Epi-Pen Administration with Medical Direction

This Epi-Pen course provides the first responder knowledge in anaphylaxis protocols and use of the Epi-Pen. This program also will provide the responding department with Physician oversite and medical direction. This course also provides the department with a quality control programs that provides them with certification, recertification and decertification if needed.

Participants will gain knowledge in the following areas:

  • Assessing the patient with anaphylaxis
  • Providing ventilatory support to the patient with anaphylaxis
  • Contraindications
  • Trouble shooting
  • Usage of the Epi-Pen
  • Anaphylaxis and the VSA patient
  • Updating incoming EMS
  • Reporting to EMS
  • Assisting EMS on scene and enroute to a medical facility
  • Documentation