Anaphylaxis & Epi-Pen Training


Anaphylaxis is a severe, potentially life-threatening allergic reaction. It can occur within seconds or minutes of exposure to something you’re allergic to, such as peanuts or bee stings.

Anaphylaxis requires an injection of epinephrine and a follow-up trip to an emergency room.


  • Skin reactions, including hives and itching and flushed or pale skin

  • Low blood pressure (hypotension)

  • Constriction of your airways and swollen tongue or throat, which can cause wheezing and trouble breathing

  • A weak and rapid pulse

  • Nausea, vomiting or diarrhea

  • Dizziness or fainting

Watch the following videos and follow up with Watch the following videos and follow up with the nurse at your building when complete.

Anaphylaxis and Epi-Pen Training.pptx