Newport-Mesa USD | BP 5141 Students
Health Care And Emergencies
The Governing Board recognizes the importance of taking appropriate action whenever an emergency threatens the safety, health, or welfare of a student at school or during school-sponsored activities.
(cf. 0450 - Comprehensive Safety Plan)
(cf. 3516 - Emergencies and Disaster Preparedness Plan)
(cf. 5141.21 - Administering Medication and Monitoring Health Conditions)
(cf. 5141.22 - Infectious Diseases)
(cf. 5142 - Safety)
The Superintendent or designee shall develop procedures to ensure that first aid and/or medical attention is provided as quickly as possible when student accidents and injuries occur and that parents/guardians are notified as appropriate.
(cf. 3530 - Risk Management/Insurance)
(cf. 5143 - Insurance)
(cf. 6145.2 - Athletic Competition)
The Superintendent or designee shall ask parents/guardians to provide emergency contact information in order to facilitate communication in the event of an accident or illness.
District staff shall appropriately report and document student accidents.
49407 Liability for treatment
49408 Emergency information
49409 Athletic events; physicians and surgeons; emergency medical care; immunity
49470 Medical and hospital services for athletic program
49471 Medical and hospital services not provided or available
49472 Medical and hospital services for pupils
49474 Ambulance services
51202 Instruction in personal and public health and safety
1714.21 Defibrillators; CPR; immunity from civil liability
HEALTH AND SAFETY CODE
1797.196 Automatic external defibrillators, immunity from civil liability
CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 8
5193 California Bloodborne Pathogens Standard
American Heart Association: http://www.americanheart.org
American Red Cross: http://www.redcross.org
California Department of Health Care Services: http://www.dhcs.ca.gov
Policy NEWPORT-MESA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
adopted: September 8, 2009 Costa Mesa, California