Iowa - Chronic Conditions—asthma plan: Policy requirement

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

State law addresses asthma plan.

Iowa Code 7-6-280.16 Self-administration of asthma or other airway constricting disease medication or epinephrine auto-injectors.

  1. The board of directors of a school district and the authorities in charge of an accredited nonpublic school shall permit the self-administration of medication by a student with asthma or other airway constricting disease or the use of anepinephrine auto-injector by a student with a risk of anaphylaxis if the following conditions are met:
    • a. The student's parent or guardian provides to the school written authorization for the self-administration of medication or for the use of an epinephrine auto-injector.
    • b. The student's parent or guardian provides to the school a written statement from the student's licensed health care professional containing the following information:
      • (1) The name and purpose of the medication or epinephrine auto-injector
      • (2) The prescribed dosage.
      • (3) The times at which or the special circumstances under which the medication or epinephrine auto-injector is to be administered.

Iowa Code 7-6-280.16 Self-administration of asthma or other airway constricting disease medication or epinephrine auto-injectors.

  1. The board of directors of a school district and the authorities in charge of an accredited nonpublic school shall permit the self-administration of medication by a student with asthma or other airway constricting disease or the use of anepinephrine auto-injector by a student with a risk of anaphylaxis if the following conditions are met:
    • a. The student's parent or guardian provides to the school written authorization for the self-administration of medication or for the use of an epinephrine auto-injector.
    • b. The student's parent or guardian provides to the school a written statement from the student's licensed health care professional containing the following information:
      • (1) The name and purpose of the medication or epinephrine auto-injector
      • (2) The prescribed dosage.
      • (3) The times at which or the special circumstances under which the medication or epinephrine auto-injector is to be administered.
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