In the backcountry, there is no other treatment for anaphylaxis than epinephrine. Time matters and 15 minutes can be difference in someone's life. Oregon law codified in ORS 433.800 through 433.830 a statute that provides a means to allow certain individuals when a licensed health care professional is not immediately available to administer lifesaving treatment. Students will attend a classroom-based course, taught by a registered nurse, paramedic, nurse practitioner or physician. Upon completion of this course, participants will be issued a Statement of Completion card, signed by the instructor. If the participants want to obtain an epinephrine autoinjector from a pharmacy, they need to have the back of the Statement of Completion card, which is the prescription, signed by a nurse practitioner or physician. Pharmacists are instructed to look for these yellow cards and only these cards when filling the prescriptions. Please note, persons trained in this course attempting to obtain epinephrine from the pharmacy are responsible for all costs associated with the medication, not the Mazamas.
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