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WHY, CHARLIE BROWN, WHY:  A Story About What Happens When a Friend is Very Ill 

The links below are for the video.  This video was shared by the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.


The course "How to C.A.R.E. for Students with Food Allergies" from FARE (Food Allergy Research & Education) has been approved for nurses and unlicensed school personnel and satisfies the requirements for Act 195 of 2014. 
The free on-line course takes approximately on hour to complete.  It can be found at 
Once registered Login and select the “CARE Course” to begin the interactive training. This training can be completed in one sitting or more and will restart from the point that it was stopped. Following successful completion of the course (and passing the quiz) unlicensed personnel must then demonstrate to the school nurse or supplemental staff nurse their ability to administer the epinephrine auto-injector using the proper technique for each device as well as school specific procedures, including documentation; storage and maintenance of devices; notification of EMS and school nurse/administration; location of stock devices (if applicable) and individual student Emergency Care Plans.

Following completion of the course, a certificate is issued which is good for 1 continuing education credit.
To request epinephrine auto-injector training devices from each manufacturer, direct links are available on the Chronic Disease/Life Threatening Allergies page of the School Health website here.
The new epinephrine auto-injector training requirement went into effect on December 31, 2014. School personnel who successfully completed a First Aid course prior to December 31, 2014 are considered trained until the recommended renewal date on their card. School personnel who were trained with a program developed by the school prior to December 31, 2014 are considered trained until the end of the school year (June 30, 2015).

The complete “Department of Health Recognized Epinephrine Auto-injector Programs for School Personnel” document is available here.