State law addresses providing professional development to all school nurses.
Colorado Revised Statutes 22-1-119.5. Asthma, food allergy, and anaphylaxis health management - self-administered medication - staff-administered medication - rules - definitions
(8) The state board of education...shall promulgate and revise, as necessary, rules for treatment plans for the management of students with life-threatening allergies pursuant to this section. The state board of education shall adopt rules on or before December 31, 2013, to include, but not be limited to:
- (a) Education and training for school nurses and designated school personnel on the management of students with life-threatening allergies, including training related to the administration of an epinephrine auto-injector. In developing the rules on education and training, the state board shall solicit input from an organization that represents school nurses.