Epinephrine is the drug of choice for the emergency treatment of severs allergic reactions (Type I) to insect stings or bites, foods, drugs and other allergens. It can also be used in the treatment of anaphylaxis of unknown cause (idiopathic anaphylaxis) or exercise-induced anaphylaxis.
This course will give you an understanding of the Bloodborne Pathogens regulation issued by the Federal Occupational safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and how bloodborne pathogens are spread, precautions to prevent exposure incidents and how to recognize, report and follow up on exposures to infectious materials. This portion of the course complies with revised OSHA BBP Standard 29CRF part 1910.1030.
Learn how to identify the signals of asthma, correctly administer an asthma inhaler to a person who is having an asthma attack while waiting for advanced medical workers to arrive, and how to report the event of an asthma attack and your care to emergency services personnel.
Possess current Red Cross Certification in Standard First Aid or CPR
Asthma Inhaler (1 year)