227P - Emergency First Aid, CPR and AED Certified Personnel

In school buildings with an instructional and administrative staff of ten or more, there shall be at least three employees who have current certification or training in emergency first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED). If one or more students diagnosed as having diabetes attend such school, there shall be at least two employees who have been trained in the administration of insulin and glucagon. 

In school buildings with an instructional and administrative staff of fewer than ten, there shall be at least two employees who have current certification or training in emergency first aid, CPR and the use of an AED. If one or more students diagnosed as having diabetes attend such school, there shall be at least one employee who has been trained in the administration of insulin and glucagon. 

When a registered nurse, nurse practitioner, physician or physician assistant is present, no employee who is not a registered nurse, nurse practitioner, physician or physician assistant shall assist with the administration of insulin or administer glucagon. Prescriber authorization and parental consent shall be obtained for any employee who is not a registered nurse, nurse practitioner, physician or physician assistant to assist with the administration of insulin and administer glucagon. 

  
Legal Reference(s):  
Code of Virginia, 1950, as amended, Section(s) 22.1-274, 22.1-274.4. 


Cross Reference(s):  
Policy 221P, Administration- School Crisis, Emergency Management, and Medical Emergency Response Plan 

Policy 437P, Students- Administration of Medications to Students 

  
Adopted: September 3, 2013