Title 26 Chapter 41 Section 105

Utah Health Code
Emergency Injection for Anaphylactic Reaction Act
Section 105
Authority to obtain and use an epinephrine auto-injector.

            

26-41-105.   Authority to obtain and use an epinephrine auto-injector.

            (1) A qualified adult who is a teacher or other school employee at a public or private primary or secondary school in the state, or a school nurse, may obtain from the school district physician, the medical director of the local health department, or the local emergency medical services director a prescription for epinephrine auto-injectors.

            (2) A qualified adult may obtain from a physician, pharmacist, or any other person or entity authorized to prescribe or sell prescribed medicines or drugs, a prescription for an epinephrine auto-injector.

            (3) A qualified adult:

            (a) may immediately administer an epinephrine auto-injector to a person exhibiting potentially life-threatening symptoms of anaphylaxis when a physician is not immediately available; and

            (b) shall initiate emergency medical services or other appropriate medical follow-up in accordance with the training materials retained under Section 26-41-104 after administering an epinephrine auto-injector.


Amended by Chapter 64, 2008 General Session