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Event: Facebook Live for families: Using epinephrine auto-injectors for treating anaphylaxis and teaching children to use them
May 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
What the session is about: Tune in for a FB Live session on how to use the different auto-injectors in Canada, including EpiPen®, ALLERJECT® and Emerade™, for treating anaphylaxis. You’ll gain a better understanding of the signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis, the administration techniques of each device, and how to teach children to use them.
This will be followed by Q&A, where you can ask questions live. You can also submit your questions in advance here: question link
Who is speaking: Dr. Julia Upton, who is on staff at the Hospital for Sick Children in the Immunology and Allergy department; and an Associate Professor in the Department of Paediatrics at the University of Toronto. She is the past Section Chair of the Anaphylaxis and Food Allergy Section of the Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. Dr. Upton is also a member of our Healthcare Advisory Board.
This session is a part of our Know it. Treat it. initiative to empower Canadians and take the fear out of anaphylaxis.
When is the session: Wednesday, May 18, 2022 from 12 pm–1 pm EDT.
How to attend the session: Visit our Facebook page @FoodAllergyCanada on May 18 at 12 pm EDT where you will find the livestream. RSVP on our Facebook event page to get a notification when the livestream begins!
Submit your questions in advance: Share your top questions about anaphylaxis and epinephrine now through this question link. We’ll review all questions prior to the session and will do our best to include as many as possible during the live broadcast!
Don’t miss out on this informative and timely session, and if you have an epinephrine auto-injector training device, have it handy for this session so you can follow along. If you don’t have one, no problem, a training device is not required for this session.
Register now and share with others who may benefit from the session!