Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 167
Pupils and Special Services
Section 167.621

August 28, 2014


Authorization of parent or guardian, prerequisite--administration of medicine, first aid, immunity.

167.621. 1. Persons providing health services under sections 167.600 to 167.621 shall obtain authorization from a parent or guardian of the child before providing services as provided by section 431.061.

2. No employee of any school district may be required to administer medication or medical services for which the employee is not qualified according to standard medical practices. No unqualified employee who refuses to administer medication or medical services shall be subject to any disciplinary action for such refusal. Nothing herein shall be construed to prevent any employee from providing routine first aid, provided that any employee shall be held harmless and immune from any liability if such employee is following a proper procedure adopted by the local school board.

3. Any qualified employee shall be held harmless and immune from any civil liability for administering medication or medical services in good faith and according to standard medical practices.

(L. 1993 H.B. 564 ยง 9, A.L. 2010 H.B. 1543)


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