N.M. Code R. § 6.12.11.7 - DEFINITIONS

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

A. "Diabetes" means a metabolic disorder of type one or type two diabetes mellitus, complications related to diabetes mellitus, or prediabetes.
B. "Diabetes care personnel" means a school employee who volunteers to be trained and is trained in accordance with the provisions of this rule.
C. "Diabetes medical management plan" means a document developed and signed by a student's personal health care practitioner and parent or guardian that describes the health services a student needs at school.
D. "Governing body" means:
(1) the school board of a school district;
(2) the entity that governs a state-chartered or locally chartered charter school; or
(3) the entity that governs a private school.
E. "Hyperglycemia" means blood glucose levels higher than normal medically established parameters.
F. "Hypoglycemia" means blood glucose levels lower than normal medically established parameters.
G. "School" means a public school, including a charter school, or private school that students attend in person.
H. "School employee" means a person employed by a school, a person employed by the department of health or a local health department or by the public education department who is assigned to a school or a contractor designated to provide diabetes management services at a school pursuant to the provisions of this rule.
I. "Self-administration" means a student's own use of prescribed diabetes medication pursuant to a prescription from a health care practitioner.
J. "Self-management" means a student's monitoring of blood glucose levels and for the presence of ketones.

Notes

N.M. Code R. § 6.12.11.7
Adopted by New Mexico Register, Volume XXX, Issue 22, November 26, 2019, eff. 11/26/2019

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