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Watch a preview:chapter 1 / lesson 1Type I Hypersensitivity: Allergic Reactions
Course SummaryAny teacher who has ever had to cope with an allergic reaction in a student will benefit from this short course. Brief, yet informative lessons provide vital information, and the format ensures that the material can be mastered quickly so you are prepared to handle an an allergic reaction in your classroom.
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About This Course
Allergies are a common problem in our schools, and allergic reactions can range from simply alarming to dangerous and life-threatening. This short course discusses and explains the causes and emergency management of allergies and allergic reactions both in the school and the classroom.
Teachers and educators: Check with your school or district to find out if this course fulfills compliance requirements.
How It Works
Short video and text lessons provide maximum information in minimal time. Lesson quizzes and a test at the end of each chapter help you check your memory, and the final exam measures your overall mastery of the material. The convenient online platform enables you to work from any internet-capable device. You can access this study guide 24/7/365 using your desktop, laptop, notebook or tablet. You can even work from your smartphone!
Included in the course are:
- Quick video and text lessons on what allergies are, what causes them and the various types
- Information on how teachers and school staff can respond effectively to allergy-related emergencies, developed by teachers for use by teachers
- Quizzes on allergies and anaphylaxis at the end of each lesson
- Chapter tests and a final exam to measure comprehension and retention
- Access to subject matter experts if additional information on allergies and anaphylaxis is desired
How It Helps
- Details important facts: This course offers information that teachers can use to deal with allergic reactions in students if such occasions should arise.
- Increases awareness: The lessons in these chapters outline the warning signs that teachers can look for to either prevent or minimize an allergic reaction.
- Enhances student safety: By studying these lessons and becoming proficient in the identification of allergic reactions and allergies in general, teachers can react quickly to protect their students from a possibly life-threatening situation.
- Identify the symptoms of an allergic reaction
- Become familiar with potential allergens
- Learn to administer emergency assistance should an allergic reaction occur
- Create a checklist for allergy-related emergencies
- Explain how to minimize risk factors in the classroom and implement the appropriate procedures
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