Mari Dark of Naropa University recently posted a question to the SECUSS-L listserv asking if members included epinephrine in their medical supply kits for faculty led trips. She received 13 responses: 9 argued against it and 4 were for it.
She reported that the majority of respondents’ programs did not provide epinephrine. Presumably that also means that their programs do not authorize carrying epinephrine. This distinction is important as illustrated by the University of New Hampshire faculty leader whose trip to Nicaragua was cancelled in 2013 and whose appointment was not renewed by the University after it came to light via her submission of an invoice that she carrying unauthorized epinephrine on program.Read More