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Training of unlicensed school personnel to administer certain medications
Education (EDN) CHAPTER 16, TITLE 1, ARTICLE 19
§ 921. Training of unlicensed school personnel to administer certain
medications. 1. The board of education or trustees of each school
district and board of cooperative educational services and nonpublic
schools are authorized, but not obligated to have licensed registered
professional nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and
physicians train unlicensed school personnel to administer prescribed
glucagon or epinephrine auto injectors in emergency situations, where an
appropriately licensed health professional is not available, to pupils
who have the written permission of a physician or other duly authorized
health care provider for the administration of glucagon or emergency
epinephrine auto injector, along with written parental consent, during
the school day on school property and at any school function as such
terms are defined, respectively, by subdivisions one and two of section
eleven of this chapter. Training must be provided by a physician or
other duly authorized licensed health care professional in a competent
manner and must be completed in a form and manner prescribed by the
commissioner in regulation.

2. A school district, board of cooperative educational services,
nonpublic schools and/or their agents or employees shall incur no legal
or financial liability as a result of any harm or injury sustained by a
pupil or other person caused by reasonable and good faith compliance
with this section.