Scusd Food Allergy Etraining Course

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Scusd Food Allergy Etraining Course

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is NOT true regarding what a food allergy is?
    • A. 

      It is an abnormal response to a food

    • B. 

      It is caused by the body’s immune system

    • C. 

      It can be cured by medication

    • D. 

      It can be managed by avoiding known food allergens

  • 2. 
    Which of the following are known major food allergens?
    • A. 

      Milk

    • B. 

      Eggs

    • C. 

      Fish

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Place the following EpiPen directions in order:
    1. Hold black tip near outer thigh
    2. Pull off gray activation cap.
    3. Remove the EpiPen unit and massage the injection area for 10 seconds.
    4. Swing and jab firmly into outer thigh
    5. Hold in place and count to 10.
    • A. 

      1, 2, 5, 4, 3

    • B. 

      2, 1, 4, 5, 3

    • C. 

      1, 2, 5, 4, 3

  • 4. 
    Mild signs and symptoms of an allergic reaction are…
    • A. 

      Blurry vision

    • B. 

      Flushed skin or rash

    • C. 

      Tingling or itchy sensation in the mouth

    • D. 

      Both B & C

  • 5. 
    Those with known severe allergic reactions to a food allergen should…
    • A. 

      Have a prescribed medication called an Epi-pen with them at all times.

    • B. 

      Gradually increase exposure to known food allergen until the allergies disappear.

    • C. 

      Not have to worry if only mild signs & symptoms appear.

  • 6. 
    If an individual with a severe food allergy begins to experience symptoms
    • A. 

      Initiate treatment immediately.

    • B. 

      Call an ambulance.

    • C. 

      Wait until severe symptoms appear.

    • D. 

      Both A and B.

  • 7. 
    An allergic reaction to a food can be triggered by the first time an individual is exposed to the food allergen.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    If an individual is allergic to the food he or she is exposed to then he or she will show signs and symptoms immediately within seconds.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Even mild signs & symptoms of a reaction to a food allergy can lead to a severe allergic reaction.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The purpose of having an action plan is to help guide food allergy management under differing situations, especially in the event of a severe food allergy reaction.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False