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Anaphylaxis Management: More than Just an Epi-Pen!

Course: #11891 Hour 71 Reviews

This course provides an overview of current anaphylaxis management. Discussion of topics include causes, steps in diagnosis, assessment, allergy testing, and treatment options. Additionally, reviews emergency medication management, patient/caregiver education, and ongoing management.

Course created on March 11, 2021

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Course Type: Video, Text

CEUs/Hours Offered: AARC - CRCE/1.0; CE Broker/1.0 Direct Delivery Of Respiratory Care Services, CE Broker #20-853718; IACET/0.1

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify individuals at risk for anaphylaxis.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to recognize anaphylaxis symptoms and those that are a precursor to upper airway obstruction.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to explain the key components in the diagnosis and management of food allergies.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe anaphylaxis symptom progressions and the first line of treatment.


0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-10 Minutes Anaphylaxis Overview: Description, Categories. at-risk individuals, Early Signs, and Symptoms
10-20 Minutes Diagnosis and Management: Diary, Allergy Testing Skin Prick.Blood Tests, Oral Food Challenge, Action Plan
20-40 Minutes Causes and interventions for Food Allergies, Venom, Latex, Exercise and Medication
40-55 Minutes Mediator response, Medication Interventions, Anaphylaxispatterns
55-65 Minutes Pollen/Food Allergy Syndrome, Diagnosis, Treatment
65-70 Minutes Patient Allergy Management and Prevention Education: Conquering Anxiety, Food Labels, Travel. After the Sting, Dining Out, Cross Contact Builying,
70-80 Minutes Epi vs Antihistamines, Epi-Pen, Auvi-Q Injector use and maintenance
80-85 Minutes Access to Epi, Action Plan
85-90 Minutes Summary


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Presenter Disclosure: Financial disclosures: Nancy Nathenson is the education coordinator at Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital. She received an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial disclosures: Nancy has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Continued Respiratory Therapy.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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American Association for Respiratory Care

American Association for Respiratory Care

This non-traditional program has been approved for a maximum of 1 contact hour(s) Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd. Suite 100 Irving TX 75063. Course # 185194000

CE Broker

CE Broker

Continued Respiratory Therapy is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-30700. This course is offered for 1.0 hours. If you are a licensed respiratory therapist in Florida, Louisiana, or Mississippi, CE Broker may be of interest to you. For Florida respiratory therapists, this course is registered in the Direct Delivery of Respiratory Care Services category.

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

Continued, LLC, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). Continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, Continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. Continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.

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