5059 Emergency Medical Treatment

5059 Emergency Medical Treatment

If a child becomes ill or is injured while at school or while being supervised by a member of the school district’s staff, the staff member shall take reasonable steps to render assistance and, when appropriate, summon medical assistance. Staff will notify a student’s parent or guardian when a student needs medical attention.

The school district is not qualified under law to comply with directives to physicians limiting medical treatment and will not accept such directives. School district staff members will not honor “do not resuscitate/do not intubate” (DNR/DNI) orders, requests for transport to particular medical facilities, and any similar requests. . Parents/Guardians must arrange for all such requests with rescue squad and medical providers directly.

Adopted on: November 10, 2014
Revised on: March 12, 2018
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