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Longview, WA, USA

Policy No. 3419

Students

 

SELF-ADMINISTRATION OF ASTHMA AND ANAPHYLAXIS MEDICATIONS

It is the policy of the board of directors that students with asthma or anaphylaxis are afforded the opportunity to self-administer prescribed medications. The students’ parent or guardian shall submit a written request and other documentation required by the school. The student’s prescribing health care provider must provide a written treatment plan.

The student shall demonstrate competence, to possess and self-administer prescribed medications during school and at school sponsored events, to the school’s professional registered nurse.

The superintendent is directed to establish procedures that implement this policy and to develop emergency rescue procedures.

 

Legal Reference:

42 U.S.C. 280, Section 399 Public Health Service Act
Chapter 462, Laws of 2005 Relating to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of asthma.

 

Adopted: February 22, 2010