Disease and Condition Control

ORS 433.815
Educational training


(1)

Educational training on the treatment of allergic responses, as required by ORS 433.800 (Definitions for ORS 433.800 to 433.830) to 433.830 (Immunity of trained person and institution rendering emergency assistance), shall be conducted by a physician, physician assistant or nurse practitioner. The training may be conducted by any other health care professional licensed under ORS chapter 678 as assigned by a physician, physician assistant or nurse practitioner, or by an emergency medical services provider meeting the requirements established by the Oregon Health Authority by rule. The curricula shall include, at a minimum, the following subjects:

(a)

Recognition of the symptoms of systemic allergic responses to insect stings and other allergens;

(b)

Familiarity with common factors that are likely to elicit systemic allergic responses;

(c)

Proper administration of an intramuscular or subcutaneous injection of epinephrine for severe allergic responses to insect stings and other specific allergens; and

(d)

Necessary follow-up treatment.

(2)

Educational training on the treatment of hypoglycemia, as required by ORS 433.800 (Definitions for ORS 433.800 to 433.830) to 433.830 (Immunity of trained person and institution rendering emergency assistance), shall be conducted by a physician, physician assistant, nurse practitioner or any other health care professional licensed under ORS chapter 678. The curricula shall include, at a minimum, the following subjects:

(a)

Recognition of the symptoms of hypoglycemia;

(b)

Familiarity with common factors that may induce hypoglycemia;

(c)

Proper administration of a subcutaneous injection of glucagon for severe hypoglycemia when other treatment has failed or cannot be initiated; and

(d)

Necessary follow-up treatment.

(3)

Educational training on the treatment of adrenal insufficiency, as required by ORS 433.800 (Definitions for ORS 433.800 to 433.830) to 433.830 (Immunity of trained person and institution rendering emergency assistance), shall be conducted by a physician, physician assistant, nurse practitioner or any other health care professional licensed under ORS chapter 678. The curricula shall include, at a minimum, the following subjects:

(a)

General information about adrenal insufficiency and the dangers associated with adrenal insufficiency;

(b)

Recognition of the symptoms of a person who is experiencing an adrenal crisis;

(c)

The types of medications that are available for treating adrenal insufficiency; and

(d)

Proper administration of medications that treat adrenal insufficiency. [1981 c.367 §3; 1989 c.299 §5; 1997 c.345 §4; 2011 c.70 §8; 2013 c.1 §64; 2015 c.676 §5; 2017 c.101 §43]
§§ 433.805 to 433.830

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Administration of medication to students by public school employee, (1982) Vol 42, p 307


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