Chapter 40 - RULE FOR MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION IN MAINE SCHOOLS

  1. § 071-40-1 - Definitions
  2. § 071-40-2 - ADMINISTERING MEDICATIONS IN A SCHOOL SETTING
  3. § 071-40-3 - REQUIRED TRAINING OF UNLICENSED SCHOOL PERSONNEL TO ADMINSTER MEDICATION
  4. § 071-40-4 - REPORTING

Current through 2022-14, April 6, 2022

SUMMARY: This rule provides directions to public and private schools approved pursuant to 20-A MRSA §2902 in the administration of medication to students during the students' attendance in school programs. It is to assist school administrative units in implementing the provision of the medication statute [20-MRSA § 254(5)(A-C) ] that provides direction for training of unlicensed school personnel in the administration of medication, and requires that students be allowed to carry and self-administer prescribed emergency medications; specifically, asthma inhalers or epinephrine auto-injectors with health care provider approval and school nurse assessment demonstrating competency.

Notes

EFFECTIVE DATE:
June 24, 2005 - filing 2005-186 (Final adoption, major substantive)
NON-SUBSTANTIVE CORRECTIONS:
February 1, 2007
AMENDED:
5/11/2016 - filing 2016-061 (Final adoption, major substantive)

STATUTORY AUTHORITY:

20-A M.R.S.A. §254(5)(A-C); Resolve 2005 ch. 11; PL 2013 ch. 526

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