School Food Allergy Training and Education
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- Children’s Hospital – Seattle In partnership with the Food Allergy Initiative (FAI) — Northwest, Seattle Children’s offers a FREE Food Allergy Community Health Education Program staffed by a community health nurse educator who will come to your school, daycare or camp. Program focuses on basics of recognizing anaphylaxis and administering epinephrine.
- FAAN’s School and Childcare Training Resources - a FEAST leader has been trained on the Safe at School powerpoint and can do the presentation at your school if desired, email here.
- NEW! Help get your school AllergyReady! – Free comprehensive online training resource developed jointly by FAI, FARE (previously FAAN) and Anaphylaxis Canada.
School Anaphylaxis/Food Allergy Education Guides – These are the perfect complement to district or state anaphylaxis guidelines – “Safe at School and Ready to Learn” has worksheets that a school or district can use to develop policies. ”The Food Allergy Book” is excellent and really puts school anaphylaxis management on a human level.
- “Safe at School and Ready to Learn,” National School Board Association, – http://www.nsba.org/Board-Leadership/SchoolHealth/SelectedNSBAPublications/Food-Allergy/Safe-at-School-and-Ready-to-Learn.pdf
- “The Food Allergy Book: What School Employees Need to Know” NEA Health Information Network (NEA HIN) is the non-profit health and safety arm of the National Education Association (NEA) – this booklet was produced in cooperation with the US Dept of Agriculture.–http://www.neahin.org/assets/pdfs/foodallergybook_english.pdf