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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 26, HEALTH AND VITAL STATISTICS

    Chapter 12:

      Section: 26:12-22: Construction of act.

          6. Nothing in this act shall be construed to:

a. permit a trained designee to perform the duties or fill the position of a licensed medical professional;

b. prohibit the administration of a pre-filled epinephrine auto-injector mechanism by a person acting pursuant to a lawful prescription;

c. prevent a licensed and qualified member of a health care profession from administering a pre-filled epinephrine auto-injector mechanism if the duties are consistent with the accepted standards of practice applicable to the member's profession;

d. violate the "Athletic Training Licensure Act," P.L.1984, c.203 (C.45:9-37.35 et seq.) in the event that a licensed athletic trainer administers epinephrine to a member of the youth camp community as a trained designee pursuant to this act; or

e. require written authorization from a camper's parent or guardian, or from any youth camp staff member, prior to the emergency administration of epinephrine when:

(1) there is no identified medical diagnosis involving risk of anaphylaxis on record with the youth camp health director; or

(2) there is a medical diagnosis involving risk of anaphylaxis recorded with the youth camp health director, but the pre-filled epinephrine auto-injector was not provided to the youth camp by the camper or by the camper's parent or authorized guardian.

L.2015, c.231, s.6.

This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2016-02-03 09:11:44.

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