Missouri - Chronic Conditions—diabetes plan: Policy requirement

Area: 
Policy Or Plan Requirements
Policy Type: 
regulation; statute
Summary: 

State law addresses diabetes plan.

5 CSR 20-200.300 Training of School Employees in the Care Needed for Students with Diabetes

(2) The school board of each school district and the governing body of each charter school may provide all students with diabetes in the school or district appropriate and needed diabetes care as specified in their Diabetes Medical Management Plan.

  • (A) The parent or guardian of each student with diabetes who seeks diabetes care while at school should submit to the school a Diabetes Medical Management Plan (DMMP), which upon receipt shall be reviewed by the school.
  • (B) The DMMP is developed by the student's personal health care team and sets out the health services needed by the student at school and is signed by the student's personal health care team and parent/guardian. The plan covers how, when, and under what circumstances the student should receive blood glucose monitoring and injections of insulin as well as steps to take in case of an emergency.

5 CSR 20-200.300 Training of School Employees in the Care Needed for Students with Diabetes

(B) A DMMP should-

    1. Outline the dosage, delivery system, and schedule for blood glucose monitoring, insulin/medication administration, glucagon administration, ketone monitoring, meals and snacks, physical activity, and include the student's usual symptoms of hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia, and their recognition and treatment;
    1. Include emergency contact information;
    1. Address the student's level of self-care and management.
      (C) A proposed DMMP should be completed and submitted to the school at least annually.
      (D) Emergency contact information and any medical history contained in the DMMP may be updated at any time without signature or assistance of a health care professional.

The Revised Statutes of Missouri 167.806. Plan to be submitted by parent or guardian of student with diabetes — review by school.

The parent or guardian of each student with diabetes who seeks diabetes care while at school should submit to the school a diabetes medical management plan, which upon receipt shall be reviewed by the school.
Source: Missouri Revisor of Statutes

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