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Act 93 Epinephrine Auto Injector Training

Act 93 of 2018 expanded the list of organizations and individuals authorized to administer an Epinephrine Auto-Injector.  The Act creates training requirements for agents of employees of the authorized entities who choose to have Epinephrine Auto-Injectors available.

If you are a school employee, school bus driver or school crossing guard, the courses listed on this page are approved for your usage.  However, please visit the School Health Epinephrine Training page for additional courses and resources that are available specifically for schools.

The Department of Health is charged with reviewing and approving courses and curriculum to ensure that courses meet the minimum standards as outlined in Act 93. 

The Department of Health has reviewed the courses listed below and have approved them for all individuals and organizations covered under Act 93.  Recommended renewal dates and costs for training are set forth by the course provider. 

Course Provider
Course Name
​American Heart Association​Heartsaver First Aid; Heartsaver First Aid, CPR, AED
​American Red Cross​First Aid Course, must include the Anaphylaxis & Epinephrine Auto-Injector Course
​American Red Cross (Charge of $30.00)Anaphylaxis and Epinephrine Auto-Injector- Online Course
​Emergency Care & Safety Institute (ECSI)​First Aid
​EMS Safety Services​CPR, First Aid, and AED
​National Safety Council​First Aid; First Aid, CPR & AED; Advanced First Aid, CPR & AED
Wilderness Medical Associates International​Allergy and Anaphylaxis

Organizations and/or individuals wishing to submit a training program for approval may do so by submitting any course materials including: Curriculum documents, lesson plans, text books, or power points to the address listed below.

Pennsylvania Department of Health
Bureau of Emergency Medical Services
1310 Elmerton Ave
Harrisburg, PA 17110
Attn: Education
  

If you have additional questions relating to Act 93 and its training requirements, please contact the Bureau of Emergency Medical Services at 717-787-8740.