Administration of Medication

  • Administration of Medication Policy

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  • Liability Exemptions

    TrueNorth Educational Cooperative 804 and its employees and agents are exempt from liability or professional discipline, except for willful and wanton conduct, as a result of any injury arising from the administration of asthma medication, an epinephrine injector, or an opioid antagonist regardless of whether authorization was given by the student’s parent/guardian or by the student’s physician, physician assistant, or advanced practice registered nurse. Parents/guardians must sign and return an acknowledgement to the school district that they indemnify and hold harmless the school district, school, and its employees and agents against any claims, except for a claim based on willful and wanton conduct arising out of the administration of asthma medication, an epinephrine injector, or an opioid antagonist regardless of whether authorization was given by the student’s parent/guardian or by the student’s physician, physician assistant, or advanced practice registered nurse.

    TrueNorth Educational Cooperative 804 and its employees and agents are exempt from liability or professional discipline, except for willful and wanton conduct, as a result of any injury arising from a student’s self- administration of any medication pursuant to a student’s authorized self- administration of medication plan (i.e., IEP, Section 504 plan, Individual Health Care Action Plan, asthma action plan, or Illinois Food Allergy Emergency Action Plan and Treatment Authorization Form). Parents/guardians must sign and return an acknowledgement to the school district that they indemnify and hold harmless the school district, school, and its employees and agents against any claims, except for a claim based on willful and wanton conduct, arising out of the self-administration of medication by a student.

  • Notification Compliance

    Notice will be provided to parents/guardians (or emergency contact, if known) after the administration of asthma medication, an epinephrine injector, an opioid antagonist, or glucagon.