New Jersey Revised Statutes § 18a:40-12.8 - Regulations For Use Of Nebulizer In Schools.

18A:40-12.8 Regulations for use of nebulizer in schools.

3.The State Board of Education, in consultation with the Commissioner of Health, shall adopt regulations requiring each public school board of education to develop policies for the administration of asthma medication through the use of a nebulizer by the school nurse or other person authorized by regulation. The regulations shall include:

a.a requirement that each certified nurse or other person authorized to administer asthma medication receive training in airway management and in the use of nebulizers and inhalers consistent with nationally recognized standards, including, but not limited to, those of the National Institutes of Health and the American Association of Allergy and Immunology; and

b.a requirement that each pupil authorized to use asthma medication pursuant to section 1 of P.L.1993, c.308 (C.18A:40-12.3), or a nebulizer have an asthma treatment plan prepared by the physician of the pupil, which shall identify, at a minimum, asthma triggers, the treatment plan, and such other elements as shall be determined by the State Board of Education.

L.2001, c.61, s.3; amended 2012, c.17, s.77.

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