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.
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
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).