Because mental health technicians work daily with patients who have a variety of presenting symptoms and health needs. Allergies, even when known by the entire care team, can present life threatening complications. Anaphylaxis, also called anaphylactic shock, is a serious allergic reaction that can onset rapidly and may cause death if not immediately treated. People prone to anaphylaxis are typically prescribed an epinephrine autoinjector, like the EpiPen that works immediately and can prevent death. This course discusses when and how to use an epinephrine autoinjector to increase awareness of the unique needs of patients with life threatening allergies.