Hawaii - Chronic Conditions—asthma plan: Policy requirement

Area: 
Policy Or Plan Requirements
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

State law addresses asthma plan.

Hawaii Revised Statutes §302A-1164 Self-administration of medication by student and emergency administration; self-testing and self-management of diabetes by student; assistance with diabetes testing; blood glucose monitoring by student; assistance with blood glucose monitoring; permitted.

(a) The department shall permit:

  • (1) The self-administration of:
    • (A) Medication by a student for asthma, anaphylaxis, diabetes, or other potentially life-threatening illnesses; and
    • (B) Blood glucose monitoring by a student; and
  • (2) Department employees and agents to volunteer to administer:

    • (A) Insulin or assist a student in administering insulin via the insulin delivery system that the student uses;
    • (B) Glucagon in an emergency situation to students with diabetes;
    • (C) Auto-injectable epinephrine in an emergency situation to students with anaphylaxis; or
    • (D) Blood glucose monitoring or assist a student with blood glucose monitoring.

    Hawaii Revised Statutes §302A-1164 Self-administration of medication by student and emergency administration; self-testing and self-management of diabetes by student; assistance with diabetes testing; blood glucose monitoring by student; assistance with blood glucose monitoring; permitted.

(2) In the case of self-administration of medication:

  • (A) Written certification from the student's physician, advanced practice registered nurse, or physician assistant stating that the student with diabetes may perform the student's own blood glucose checks, administer insulin through the student's insulin delivery system, and otherwise attend to the care and management of the student's diabetes during any school-related activity, and that the student may possess on the student's person all necessary supplies and equipment to perform the diabetes monitoring and treatment activities, if applicable; and
  • (B) Written certification from the student's physician, advanced practice registered nurse, or physician assistant stating that the student:
    • (i) Has asthma, anaphylaxis, or another potentially life-threatening illness; and
    • (ii) Is capable of, and has been instructed in, the proper method of self-administration of medication or blood glucose monitoring; and

(3) In the case of administration of insulin or emergency administration of glucagon to a student with diabetes, blood glucose monitoring of a student, or auto-injectable epinephrine to a student with anaphylaxis, written certification from the student's physician, advanced practice registered nurse, or physician assistant stating that the student has medical orders that insulin, glucagon, blood glucose monitoring, or auto-injectable epinephrine may be administered by a volunteer.

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