Ways Your School Nurse Can Help Children with Allergies and Anaphylaxis
Below are seven ways your school nurse can help children who have allergies and anaphylaxis
- Educate the child about allergies and anaphylaxis including how their medications work and how to use them properly
- Provide training to appropriate school staff members about how and when to use auto-injectable epinephrine
- Assess the school environment to identify allergy triggers in schools, and work to reduce or eliminate these triggers
- Partner with the child, the family and the physician to create an emergency response care plan
- Educate your child’s peers, teachers and other staff about allergies and anaphylaxis and steps to take in an emergency
- Educate families and the school community about state laws and school policies, including self-carry laws for self-injectable epinephrine and stock supplies
- Help fill out insurance and medical forms, and make community resource referrals as necessary for gaining access to medications
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