Disease and Condition Control

ORS 433.825
Availability of doses of epinephrine, glucagon and medication that treats adrenal insufficiency to trained persons


(1)

(a) A person who has successfully completed educational training described in ORS 433.815 (Educational training) or 433.817 (Educational training conducted by public health authority or organization or by other entity or individual approved by Oregon Health Authority) for severe allergic responses may receive from any health care professional who has appropriate prescriptive privileges and who is licensed under ORS chapter 677 or 678 a prescription for premeasured doses of epinephrine and the necessary paraphernalia for administration.

(b)

An entity that employs a person described in paragraph (a) of this subsection may acquire, possess and make available premeasured doses of epinephrine and the necessary paraphernalia for administration as described in paragraph (c) of this subsection. A health care professional who has appropriate prescriptive privileges and is licensed under ORS chapter 677 or 678 may write a prescription for premeasured doses of epinephrine and the necessary paraphernalia in the name of an entity that employs a person described in paragraph (a) of this subsection.

(c)

A person described in paragraph (a) of this subsection may, pursuant to a prescription issued under paragraph (a) or (b) of this subsection, acquire, possess and administer, in an emergency situation when a licensed health care professional is not immediately available, prescribed epinephrine to any person suffering a severe allergic response.

(2)

A person who has successfully completed educational training in the administration of glucagon as described in ORS 433.815 (Educational training) for hypoglycemia may receive from the parent or guardian of a student glucagon prescribed by a health care professional who has appropriate prescriptive privileges and is licensed under ORS chapter 677 or 678, as well as the necessary paraphernalia for administration. The person may possess the glucagon and administer the glucagon to the student for whom the glucagon is prescribed if the student is suffering a severe hypoglycemic reaction in an emergency situation when a licensed health care professional is not immediately available and other treatment has failed or cannot be initiated.

(3)

A person who has successfully completed educational training in the treatment of adrenal insufficiency as described in ORS 433.815 (Educational training) may receive from the parent or guardian of a student a medication that treats adrenal insufficiency and that is prescribed by a health care professional who has appropriate prescriptive privileges and is licensed under ORS chapter 677 or 678, as well as the necessary paraphernalia for administration. The person may possess the medication and administer the medication to the student for whom the medication is prescribed if the student is suffering an adrenal crisis in an emergency situation when a licensed health care professional is not immediately available. [1981 c.367 §5; 1989 c.299 §6; 1997 c.345 §6; 2013 c.486 §7; 2015 c.676 §6; 2017 c.101 §45]
§§ 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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