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Last modified: December 5, 2023

Policy 3416 P6 Administration of Medication: Emergency Administration of Opiate Antagonist

School nurses may provide initial and annual refresher training to available and interested school employees in regards to the storage and emergency use of opiate antagonists. The training and accompanying written materials shall include:

  1. Techniques for recognizing an opiate-related drug overdose event;
  2. Standards and procedures for storage and emergency use of an opiate antagonist; and
  3. Emergency follow-up procedures, including calling 9-1-1 and contacting, if possible, the student’s parent(s)/legal guardian(s), and physician.

Each school may store and is encouraged to have at least one (1) opiate antagonist readily available for use by trained personnel qualified to administer it under this policy

Legal References

Utah Code 26-55-101

Prescribing, dispensing, and administering an opiate antagonist – immunity from liability

Approval Date

May 9, 2023

Policy and Procedures

3416 Administration of Medication

3416 Procedure 1 Administration of Medication

3416 Procedure 2 Administration of Non-Prescription Medication

3416 Procedure 3 Emergency Administration of Seizure Rescue Medication

3416 Procedure 7 Student Possession and Self-Administration of Asthma Medication  

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