N.Y. Education Law Section 902-B
Treatment by licensed school personnel of students diagnosed with allergies


1.

Licensed nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, or physicians employed by schools are authorized to administer prescribed epinephrine pursuant to the scope of practice of the licensed individual under title VIII of this chapter, to pupils diagnosed by a physician or other duly authorized health care provider with an allergy who have the written permission of a physician or other duly authorized health care provider for the administration of emergency epinephrine and written parental consent to carry and use an epinephrine auto injector pursuant to § 916-A (Pupils with allergies)section nine hundred sixteen-a of this article, during the school day on school property and at any school function as such terms are defined, respectively, by subdivisions one and two of § 11 (Definitions)section eleven of this chapter.

2.

A school district, board of cooperative educational services and/or their agents or employees shall incur no legal or financial liability as a result of any harm or injury sustained by a pupil or other person caused by reasonable and good faith compliance with this section.

Source: Section 902-B — Treatment by licensed school personnel of students diagnosed with allergies, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/EDN/902-B (updated Jul. 3, 2015; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

Accessed:
Jun. 15, 2024

Last modified:
Jul. 3, 2015

§ 902-B’s source at nysenate​.gov

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