Who Should Take This Course?
This EMS-CE (2-Hours) Anaphylaxis Online BLS/ALS Continuing Education course was designed for currently certified/licensed EMTs or Paramedics who are looking to fulfill their continuing education requirements.
The Anaphylaxis Training course provides training on common allergens and treatments, the basics of allergic reactions, and the progression to anaphylaxis. Students will learn about the signs, symptoms, and treatment for anaphylactic reaction.
This course has been approved for 2 hours of BLS/ALS Instructor Based Continuing Education by C.E. provider 56-0013.
For more information on EMS CE training requirements or the EMS CE courses we offer for Paramedics and Emergency Medical Technicians, visit our EMS Continuing Education Courses page.
Presented through our state-of-the-art Online Training System (OTS), the Anaphylaxis training course is taken 100% online and is fully narrated, self-paced and available 24/7.
This course includes up-to-date, high quality training designed with your learning as our top priority. The course features interactive training, which combines audio and visual elements for maximum retention. The course is completed entirely online using a computer with an internet connection and is available 24/7.
Once the course is completed, you will immediately be able to download, save or print a temporary Course Completion Certificate which is provided in PDF format. The final, tamper-proof CE Certificate will be mailed within 24 hours of course completion.
The course, including the “objectives learned assignment” and course evaluation, should take 2 hours to complete.
Detailed Course Outline
Introduction to EMS Systems | What is anaphylaxis? | Antigen to antibody relationship | Normal immune response | Cellular level response | Effects of histamine | Allergic reaction vs. anaphylaxis | Allergic immune response | Patient history | Common sources and routes of exposure | Acute anaphylactic reaction | Signs and symptoms: Respiratory; hemodynamic/cardiac; gastrointestinal and cutaneous; neurological | EMT-B recognition and EpiPen | Managing anaphylaxis | Latex sensitivity | Incidence rate and influencing factors | Latex glove reactions | Type I allergy | Type iv hypersensitivity/chemical allergy | New terminology and labeling requirements | Latex-free product kits | Products containing latex | EMS patient assessments | Latex safe work practices | Latex alternatives.
|| Final Assignment and Course Evaluation
The objective of this course is to assist currently certified/licensed EMTs or Paramedics fulfill their continuing education requirements.
After completing this course, the student should be able to:
- Understand common allergens and treatments, the basics of allergic reactions, and the progression to anaphylaxis
- Explain the signs, symptoms, and treatment for anaphylactic reaction
Sample Course Slide
This course has 1 section, which is fully narrated and interactive. After finishing the section, students will complete an objectives learned assignment and course evaluation. There are no exams for CE courses.
||Final Assignment and Course Evaluation
Sample Course Slide
EMS Continuing Education
This course has been approved for 2 hours of BLS/ALS Instructor based Continuing Education by C.E. provider 56-0013.
EMS CE Certification
Once the course is completed within our Online Training System (OTS), you will immediately be able to download, save or print a temporary Course Completion Certificate which is provided in PDF format. The final, tamper-proof CE Certificate will be mailed within 24 hours of course completion.
Please note that this course provides valuable information to assist with EMT Training. This course is not meant to replace hands-on or site-specific training provided by your employer on equipment use and procedures for your particular work environment. You must be trained by your employer on the hazards, equipment, policies and procedures, administrative controls, safe work practices and emergency plans specific to your role and workplace.
In ALL situations, employers are required to ensure their employees are adequately trained to do their job.