Current through Register Vol. 33, No. 7, April 5, 2022

A. Each governing body shall ensure that all students diagnosed with diabetes receive appropriate and necessary diabetes care as specified in the student's diabetes medical management plan.
B. In accordance with a student's diabetes medical management plan, a school nurse, or in the absence of a school nurse, diabetes care personnel shall perform diabetes care functions that may include:
(1) checking and recording the student's blood glucose or ketone levels and assisting the student with recording these levels;
(2) responding to blood glucose levels that are outside of the student's target range;
(3) administering glucagon and other emergency treatments as prescribed;
(4) administering insulin or assisting a student in administering insulin;
(5) providing oral diabetes medications as prescribed; and
(6) following instructions regarding meals, snacks and physical activity.
C. A school nurse or at least one diabetes care personnel shall be at each school where a student with diabetes is attending and shall be available to provide care to each student with diabetes pursuant to this rule during regular school hours, all school-sponsored activities, trips, extended offsite school-sponsored excursions, extracurricular activities where a student with diabetes is a participant, and on buses where the bus driver has not been trained in diabetes care and a student with diabetes is a passenger.


N.M. Code R. §
Adopted by New Mexico Register, Volume XXX, Issue 22, November 26, 2019, eff. 11/26/2019

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