State law addresses plans for managing chronic conditions.
Missouri Code of State Regulations 5 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.
Missouri Healthy Schools, Successful Students
This webpage highlights the role of health service delivery in the school environment in managing students' chronic health conditions such as asthma and obesity and provides links to further resources about school health services and chronic conditions.
Missouri Revised Statutes 167.208. Allergy prevention and response policy required contents — model policy authorized.
- By July 1, 2011, each school district shall adopt a policy on allergy prevention and response, with priority given to addressing potentially deadly food-borne allergies. Such policy shall contain, but shall not be limited to, the following elements:
- (1) Distinguishing between building-wide, classroom, and individual approaches to allergy prevention and management;
- (2) Providing an age-appropriate response to building-level and classroom-level allergy education and prevention;
- (3) Describing the role of both certificated and noncertificated school staff in determining how to manage an allergy problem, whether it is through a plan prepared for a student under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 for a student with an allergy that has been determined to be a disability, an individualized health plan for a student who has allergies that are not disabling, or other allergy management plans;
- (4) Describing the role of other students and parents in cooperating to prevent and mitigate allergies;
- (5) Addressing confidentiality issues involved with sharing medical information, including specifying when parental permission is required to make medical information available; and
- (6) Coordinating with the school health advisory council, local health authorities, and other appropriate entities to ensure efficient promulgation of accurate information and to ensure that existing school safety and environmental policies do not conflict.
Missouri Revised Statutes 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.