UR School of Nursing to Host Training Seminar on Administering Epinephrine

  By Patrick Broadwater
  Wednesday, March 27, 2019 12:46 PM
  Continuing Education, Events

The University of Rochester School of Nursing will host “Epi Near You, New York,” a free training seminar focused on how to administer epinephrine in the event of a life-threatening anaphylaxis emergency. The seminar, presented by the Allergy Advocacy Association, takes place Monday, April 1, at 7 pm, in the School of Nursing Auditorium.

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Kirsi Jarvinen-Seppo, director of the Center for Food Allergy at Golisano Children’s Hospital, and Jon Terry, founder and president of the Allergy Advocacy Association, will present the training program.

Dr. Jarvinen-Seppo is the director of the Center for Food Allergy at Golisano Children’s Hospital, a multidisciplinary program centered on providing care to families with food allergies.  She is also an associate professor of pediatrics and chief of pediatric allergy and immunology at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry.  She has extensive clinical experience and is a nationally recognized research scientist.

Jon Terry is the founder and president of the Allergy Advocacy Association of Brockport.

As it has done since 2010, Allergy Advocacy Association gives free informational programs on all aspects of allergies, anaphylaxis, and epinephrine availability. Anyone interested, but particularly those who work with children or serve the public, are invited to attend the session.

To reserve your place at the seminar, please contact Janet Goldman at janet@allergyadvocacyassociation.org or 585-255-0384.