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School Nurses Save Lives with Epinephrine Auto-Injectors
Date:2/27/2012

to the child's emergent condition. It's the combination that keeps our children safe. Fortunately, these schools had a school nurse on site."

The administration of emergency medications, like all medications, is regulated by state laws and guidelines as well as local school district policies and protocols. Students with medical orders for life-saving medications should have a nursing assessment and an Emergency Care Plan, developed by the school nurse. It is vital that school staff know how to and be willing to respond in the event that a life-saving medication needs to be given, as a delay in the delivery of the medication can be the difference between life and death. "It's critical that school personnel know how to recognize an allergic reaction and how to administer an epinephrine auto-injector," said Maria Acebal of the Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network. "School nurses are the central figures in successfully managing food allergies in schools."

Epinephrine is a life-saving drug used to treat anaphylaxis and is most often administered through an auto-injector in the school setting, making it accessible for both nursing professionals as well as unlicensed personnel. NASN supports the use of a non-patient specific order for epinephrine in the school setting as well as the availability of stock epinephrine auto-injectors for use by the registered professional school nurse. When epinephrine can be delegated to unlicensed personnel, the school nurse should be the professional that trains the unlicensed staff to administer the medication to a specific student according to his or her medical orders.

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The National Association of School Nurses is a non-profit specialty nursing organization, organized in 1968 and incorporated in 1977, representing school nurses exclusively. NASN has over 15,000 members and 51 affiliates, including the District of Columbia and overseas. The mission of the NASN is to improve the health an
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