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Chapter 2 Pupils Subchapter 3 Health and Safety of Pupils Article 4.1 Administering Medication to Pupils or Otherwise Assisting Pupils in the Administration of Medication During the Regular School Day Authorization   

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Pursuant to Section 49423 and subdivision (b) of Section 49423.6 of the Education Code, any pupil who is required to take, during the regular school day, prescribed medication may be assisted by a school nurse or other designated school personnel if both of the following conditions are met:

(a) The pupil's authorized health care provider executes a written statement specifying, at a minimum, the medication the pupil is to take, the dosage, and the period of time during which the medication is to be taken, as well as otherwise detailing (as may be necessary) the method, amount, and time schedule by which the medication is to be taken.

(b) The pupil's parent or legal guardian provides a written statement initiating a request to have the medication administered to the pupil or to have the pupil otherwise assisted in the administration of the medication, in accordance with the authorized health care provider's written statement.

Authority cited:

Education Code 33031

Education Code 49423.6


Education Code 49423

Education Code 49423.6

(Added by Register 2003, No. 47)