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A Parent Asks: 'Is My Child Allowed to Carry an Auto-Injector in School to Treat His Asthma?'
Posted on: 10/4/2018
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If you treat children, you might begin seeing an increase of asthma flare-ups among young patients as the cold weather settles in. For those patients who attend school, there are protocols that must be followed regarding asthma medication.   

Access ISMS' medical legal guideline, Self-Administration of Asthma Medication in School,* to help you inform parents and their children about procedures that public and private schools must follow concerning asthma medication. This resource covers the self-administration and self-carry of asthma medication and epinephrine auto-injectors by students in a school setting. 

Questions? Contact ISMS' legal department at 800-782-4767 or by email


This ISMS medical legal guideline is a member benefit and is password protected.

If you need to request a username and password, contact online support at 888-476-7776 or onlinehelp@isms.org between 8:30 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. After-hours requests are answered promptly the next business day. You may also register online or retrieve your username or password.

*This guideline is for educational purposes only.



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