State law addresses asthma plans.
Alaska Statutes 14.30.141 Self-administration and documentation of medication.
(a) A public school shall permit the self-administration of medication by a pupil for asthma or anaphylaxis if, during the current school year, the pupil’s parent or guardian provides the school
- (1) written authorization for the self-administration of the medication;
- (2) written certification from the pupil’s health care provider that the pupil
- (A) has asthma or a condition that may lead to anaphylaxis;
- (B) has received instruction in the proper method of self-administration of the medication; and
- (C) has demonstrated to the health care provider the skill level necessary to use the medication and any device that is necessary to administer the medication as prescribed;
- (3) a release of liability for the school and its employees or agents for injury arising from the self-administration or storage of the medication;
- (4) an agreement to indemnify and hold harmless the school and its employees or agents for any claims arising out the self-administration or storage of the medication;
- (5) a written treatment plan for the pupil that is signed by the pupil’s health care provider for managing asthma or anaphylaxis episodes, a list and dosage of medications needed during school hours, and permission for and instruction on storage of the medication at school; and
- (6) any other documentation required by the school that is consistent with this section.