- outdoor instructors authorized to treat anaphylaxis should be trained to administer epinephrine
- legislative change on the federal level should establish uniform protection in all 50 states
Ideally, a person with a known allergy that may lead to an anaphylactic reaction carries their own medication and self administers if necessary. That is not always possible though, especially for children experiencing a reaction. The laws need to protect helpers who may need to assist someone in a life-threatening situation.
Read the full WMS position and know the laws in your state.