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The DC Code: § 38-651.06 Administration of medication in emergency circumstances.

Index38 Educational Institutions. (Refs & Annos)
No employee or agent of a school shall administer medication in emergency circumstances to any student unless he or she has been trained and certified pursuant to § 38-651.04.
The Mayor shall obtain a standing order signed by at least one practicing physician licensed in the District that identifies the specific medications that may be administered in emergency circumstances and provides appropriate administration instructions.
A student need not have a known diagnosis or a medication action plan to receive treatment in emergency circumstances from a trained employee or agent of the school.
The Mayor shall develop a procedure by which the responsible person may request that a minor student not receive treatment in emergency circumstances.

Historical and Statutory

Legislative History of Laws For Law 17-107, see notes following § 38-651.01. Delegation of Authority Delegation of Authority to the Student Access to Treatment Act of 2007, see Mayor's Order 2008-85, June 11, 2008 (55 DCR 9362). DC CODE § 38-651.06 Current through December 11, 2012


(Feb. 2, 2008, D.C. Law 17-107, § 7, 54 DCR 12230.)