Managing Life Threatening Food Allergies In Schools

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Managing Life Threatening Food Allergies In Schools, CONTENTS

    GUIDELINES

    • Background… 1
    • Goal of the Guidelines … 1
    • Overview … 2
    • The Role of the School in Preventing and Managing Life Threatening Food Allergies … 3
    • Regulations Governing the Administration of Epinephrine by Auto Injector to Students with Diagnosed Life-Threatening Allergic Conditions … 5

    FOOD ALLERGY

    • What is Food Allergy?… 6
    • What is Anaphylaxis? … 7
    • Summary of Anaphylaxis … 8
    • Children with Food Allergies and Their Families… 8

    PLANNING

    • Planning for the Individual Student: Entry into School … 10
    • Individual Health Care Plan (IHCP)… 10
    • Multi-Disciplinary Team Approach … 12

    IMPLEMENTATION

    • Prevention … 15
    • Classroom … 16
    • School Trips … 17
    • School Bus … 17
    • Gym and Recess … 17
    • After School Activities… 18
    • Food Services/Cafeteria … 18

    EMERGENCY

    • Response to Emergencies … 22
    • Returning to School After a Reaction … 22
    • In the Event of a Fatal Allergic Reaction …24
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