Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics (AANMA)

Connecticut

 

Connecticut has a stock epinephrine bill pending in its legislature:

HB05521: http://www.cga.ct.gov/2014/TOB/H/2014HB-05521-R00-HB.htm

The Connecticut legislative session opens January 8, 2014 and closes June 4, 2014.

 

ACE Team:

Katharine Mignone
Greenwich, CT

Carol Ott, RN, BSN of Guilford Public Schools
Guilford, CT

Christopher Randolph, MD of the Center for Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
Waterbury, CT

Margy Clark, RN of Capitol Region Education Council, University of Hartford Magnet School and Andrea Dillon, RNBC, M.Ed. of Capitol Region Education Council
West Hartford and Windsor, CT

 

Sample ACE Team Activity:

Dr. Randolph is participating on the Joint Task Force developing anaphylaxis in the emergency room guidelines, in cooperation with physicians from the Mayo Clinic.

Ms. Clark facilitated a discussion group for 40 students with asthma and/or severe food allergies about the signs and symptoms of a reaction, how to use an epinephrine auto-injector, and the importance of emergency care.

Ms. Dillon, Assistant Director of Health Services for the Capitol Region Education Council (CREC), guided 21 school nurses in providing anaphylaxis education to 6,800 CREC students.


Questions about state legislation, ACE activities or getting involved?
ace@aanma.org


 

 

 

 


About Anaphylaxis Community Experts (ACEs):
Anaphylaxis Community Experts is a national, award-winning education, advocacy and outreach partnership program developed and hosted by AANMA and the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, sponsored by Mylan Specialty, LP.

 

 

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