Food allergy action plan
Allergy Action Plan
Parent to complete top portion.
Student’s Name: ___________________________________ D.O.B:_____________ Teacher: ________________
Student is allergic to:
_____ Insect stings--type: __________________________________________________________________________________
_____ Foods--type: ________________________________________________________________________________________
_____ Pollens--usual time of year reactions occur: _____ spring, _____ summer, _____ fall, _____ winter
_____ Animals—type: _____________________________________________________________________________________
_____ Other: _____________________________________________________________________________________________
Doctor who manages student’s allergies:
_____________________________ phone: ____________________fax:____________________
Check signs usually present during an allergy attack:
_____ Swelling (if so, where? ______) Is it severe? Yes / No
The severity of symptoms can quickly change. All symptoms can possibly progress to a potentially life-threatening situation.
1. Name ___________________________ Relationship _________________ Phone #1____________________ #2____________________
2. Name ___________________________ Relationship _________________ Phone #1____________________ #2____________________
3. Name ___________________________ Relationship _________________ Phone #1____________________ #2____________________
Healthcare Provider, please complete all areas below:
Student is Asthmatic?
Yes* No *Higher risk for severe reaction.
Action Plan for Allergic Reaction
In the event of an Emergency, school staff will follow these steps
FOR KNOWN INGESTION - OR FOR SYMPTOMS OF ANAPHYLAXIS:
1. CALL A CODE BLUE TO ACTIVATE FIRST RESPONDER TEAM.
(Student should never be alone once reaction begins.)
If ingestion/exposure is KNOWN (even without symptoms) OR if ingestion/exposure is SUSPECTED by observing symptoms, administer the
in the UPPER OUTER THIGH (see reverse side for instructions) as ordered below:
EpiPen®, EpiPen®Jr., Twinject™ 0.3mg, Twinject™0.15mg
Epinephrine is stored: ________________________________________________________________________________________________
Time Epinephrine given: ____________ By whom? ______________________________________________________________
Give _______ mg of Benadryl (diphenhydramine)
Time Benadryl (diphenhydramine) given: ____________ By whom? ______________________________________________________________
. State that an allergic reaction has been treated and additional epinephrine may be needed.
Time 911was called: ____________ By whom? __________________________________________________________________
Call parent/emergency contacts-- numbers at top of page.
Student is competent to carry (observed twice/year) and administer his/her own EpiPen® ____Yes ____ No Why/Why not? ____________
Doctor’s Signature______________________________________________________________________________ Date__________________________
(Required for medication authorization of above treatment plan)
EVEN IF PARENT/GUARDIAN CANNOT BE REACHED, DO NOT HESITATE TO MEDICATE OR CALL 911!
The school nurse has permission to communicate with the healthcare provider regarding this plan including, but not limited to, orders, clarification of orders,
etc. In consideration of the acceptance of the request to perform this service by any person employed by the Rutherford County School System, the
undersigned parent or guardian hereby understands and agrees that the Rutherford County School System and its personnel shall not be liable for any injury
resulting from the reasonable and prudent assistance in the reasonable performance of health care procedures, including the administration of medication
(T.C.A. § 49-5-415). This information may be shared with the appropriate staff. I understand that I am responsible for furnishing the EpiPen®. By signing,
parent indicates agreement with the plan action as described above. Parent/Guardian Signature
_______________________________________Phone #1 ___________________ #2_____________________
TRAINED STAFF MEMBERS
5) ________________________________________________ 10) _______________________________________________
Once EpiPen® or Twinject™ is used, call 911. Send the used unit with student to the Emergency Room. Observation at the Emergency Room may last at least 4 hours.
For children with multiple food allergies, consider providing separate Action Plans for different foods.
**Medication checklist adapted from the Authorization of Emergency Treatment form developed by the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Used with permission.
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