Anaphylaxis Emergencies

Stop anaphylaxis with epinephrine.

Anaphylaxis Emergencies

Be prepared to manage a life-threatening allergic reaction.

Anaphylaxis is a serious reaction that can be caused by a number of different allergens, including foods, drugs, and insects. If not treated immediately, anaphylaxis can be fatal. Epinephrine is the first-line treatment for anaphylaxis, and it can save a life if administered quickly and correctly. That’s why it’s so important to recognize anaphylaxis and know when to administer epinephrine. With the right training, you could be the one to make all the difference in a life-threatening situation. Code Ana provides that training for you. 

Delayed administration can be deadly.

Anaphylaxis is a serious reaction that can be caused by a number of different allergens, including foods, drugs, and insects. If not treated immediately, anaphylaxis can be fatal. Epinephrine is the first-line treatment for anaphylaxis, and it can save a life if administered quickly and correctly. That’s why it’s so important to recognize anaphylaxis and know when to administer epinephrine. With the right training, you could be the one to make all the difference in a life-threatening situation. Code Ana provides that training for you. 

Allergy Emergency - Code Ana

Anaphylaxis and Epinephrine Trainings For Schools, Childcare, and Parents

As you learn, you’ll have direct access to healthcare professionals for guidance and support.

Complete Our Anaphylaxis Certification Program

Recognize

How to identify a severe allergic reaction - anaphylaxis.

Anaphylaxis can manifest in different ways for different people. However, there are three definitions of anaphylaxis. Anaphylaxis is dependent on direct exposure to the allergen – ingestion is required for anaphylaxis in food allergy. 

Anaphylaxis Cheat Sheet - Code Ana

Risk Factors

Exercise can exacerbate severe allergic reactions and can increase the chances of anaphylaxis in those with allergy. 

If a child has previously had an anaphylaxis emergency before, the chance that they will have another one is likely. 

Respond

When you see a anaphylaxis emergency, follow this protocol:

1 Red
Activate your medical emergency response protocol including calling 911 immediately and fetching epinephrine immediately.
2 Red
Have the person lay down in a safe location.
3 Red
Administer epinephrine in the outer thigh as soon as epinephrine arrives then elevate legs
4 Red
Transport to ER via EMS.

Recommended School-Focused Anaphylaxis Emergency Education

Click on the logos below to learn more about each program, and check out Code Ana’s Epi Training Video below!

Our certification program, used across the country, provides education to recognize and respond to anaphylaxis. This includes the proper use of an epinephrine auto-injector, such as an EpiPen or AuviQ. 

Prepare your school for stock epinephrine and anaphylaxis with education for all staff and students in this comprehensive program.