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Sunday, November 3 • 11:10am - 12:00pm
Making the Case for School Stock Epinephrine Auto-Injectors (EAIs): Where Are We Now?*

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The role and need for of stock-epinephrine (EAI) in the school setting includes treating first-time event emergencies; backup protection for students who cannot or do not maintain a devise at school, and/or for potential emergency use during times of supply shortage. Undesignated stock EAIs could be of particular aid to vulnerable populations, who lack food allergy diagnosis. But what is the current state of stock epinephrine, and how do we encourage more schools to begin implementing it?

avatar for Cathy Owens, RN, M.Ed, NCSN, ERSN

Cathy Owens, RN, M.Ed, NCSN, ERSN

Cathy is a credentialed school nurse and has been the Coordinator of Health Services for Murrieta Valley Unified School District (a school district of approximately 23,000 students in Southern California). She received her bachelor's degree from Loma Linda and her master's degree... Read More →
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Abigail Tarr Cooke, BSN, RN

Abigail Tarr Cooke BSN, RN, RDH is a graduate from the University of New Mexico College of Nursing.  She is nursing research enthusiast, a Sigma Theta Tau International member, a Board Certified Allergist employee, and mom of food-allergic children who has a special interest in allergy... Read More →

Sunday November 3, 2019 11:10am - 12:00pm EST
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