Arizona Revised Statutes Title 15. Education § 15-157. Emergency administration of epinephrine auto-injectors by trained personnel;  immunity

Pursuant to a standing order issued by the chief medical officer of the department of health services, the chief medical officer of a county health department, a doctor of medicine licensed pursuant to title 32, chapter 13   1 or a doctor of osteopathy licensed pursuant to title 32, chapter 17,  2 an employee of a school district or charter school who is trained in the administration of epinephrine auto-injectors may administer or assist in the administration of epinephrine auto-injectors to a pupil or an adult whom the employee believes in good faith to be exhibiting symptoms of anaphylactic shock while at school or at school-sponsored activities.  If sufficient monies are appropriated by the legislature each year to provide for the purchase of two juvenile doses and two adult doses of epinephrine auto-injectors at each public school in this state, each school district and charter school shall stock two juvenile doses and two adult doses of epinephrine auto-injectors at each school pursuant to a standing order issued by the chief medical officer of the department of health services, the chief medical officer of a county health department, a doctor of medicine licensed pursuant to title 32, chapter 13 or a doctor of osteopathy licensed pursuant to title 32, chapter 17.  Each fiscal year the department of education shall include in its budget request for assistance to schools a separate line item for a continuous, nonlapsing appropriation to fund the requirements of this section.  If sufficient monies are not appropriated by the legislature during any fiscal year to provide for the purchase of two juvenile doses and two adult doses of epinephrine auto-injectors at each public school in this state, a school district or charter school may stock two juvenile doses and two adult doses of epinephrine auto-injectors at each school pursuant to a standing order issued by the chief medical officer of the department of health services, the chief medical officer of a county health department, a doctor of medicine licensed pursuant to title 32, chapter 13 or a doctor of osteopathy licensed pursuant to title 32, chapter 17.  The chief medical officer of the department of health services, the chief medical officer of a county health department, a doctor of medicine licensed pursuant to title 32, chapter 13 or a doctor of osteopathy licensed pursuant to title 32, chapter 17, a school district, a charter school and employees of a school district or charter school are immune from civil liability with respect to all decisions made and actions taken that are based on good faith implementation of the requirements of this section, except in cases of gross negligence, wilful misconduct or intentional wrongdoing.

1 Section 32-1401 et seq.
2 Section 32-1800 et seq.

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