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Re: [IP] Glucogon

> Jan,
>   In most school districts in the US...PUBLIC schools, no 'invasive'
> procedure can be done by anyone other than a licensed medical
> professional at the schools.  Here in WA state our legislature just
> passed a new program that allows the parents to get a volunteer from
> the school and have them trained in all care aspects of the child,
> including shots of any kind and that person is then allowed to do
> the shots, including glucagon.  It is a safety issue and would fall
> under the schools insurance.  That is why the schools do not allow
> anyone else to do these things.
However, :-)
The administration of glucagon bye "anyone" in an emergency situation 
is covered under the "Good Samaritan" laws in most states.

Since giving glucagon when "not" needed does not harm, there is no 
liability issue unless the school "fails" to give it.

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