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Subchapter 3. Health and Safety of Pupils. Article 4.5. Administration of Emergency Anti-Seizure Medication by Trained Volunteer Nonmedical School Personnel. Training Timing   

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(a) If a school district, county office of education, or charter school elects to participate in a program described in this Article, training of a volunteer nonmedical school employee shall occur when:

(1)a pupil with epilepsy has been prescribed an emergency anti-seizure medication by his or her health care provider, and

(2)the parent or guardian of the pupil with epilepsy has requested that one or more volunteer nonmedical school employees be trained in the administration of an emergency anti-seizure medication in the event that the pupil suffers a seizure when the nurse is not available, and

(3)a volunteer nonmedical school employee has volunteered to be trained.

(b)A volunteer nonmedical school employee who has previously completed training shall attend a re-training program if:

(1)he or she has not administered an emergency anti-seizure medication within the prior two years;

(2)a pupil with epilepsy has been prescribed an emergency anti-seizure medication by his or her health care provider; and

(3)the parent or guardian of the pupil with epilepsy has requested that one or more volunteer nonmedical school employees be trained in the administration of an emergency anti-seizure medication in the event that the pupil suffers a seizure when the nurse is not available.

Authority cited:

Education Code 33031

Education Code 49414.7

Reference:

Education Code 49414.7

(Added by Register 2012, No. 44.)