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Section 5 – Medications

Section 5 – Medications

Washington State Regulatory Language

  • RCW 28A.210.260 Public and Private Schools: Administration of Medication—Conditions
  • RCW 28A.210.270 Public and Private Schools: Administration of Medication—Immunity from Liability, Discontinuance, Procedure
  • RCW 28A.210.275 Administration of medications by employees not licensed under chapter 18.79 RCW-Requirements-Immunity from liability
  • RCW 28A.210.278 Topical sunscreen products-Sun safety guidelines
  • RCW 28A.210.320 Children with life-threatening health conditions – Medication or treatment orders – Rules
  • RCW 28A.210.370 Students with Asthma
  • RCW 28A.210.380 Anaphylaxis—Policy guidelines—Procedures—Reports
  • RCW 69.51A.060 Crimes—Limitations of chapter (medical marijuana use in schools)
  • RCW 28A.210.383 Epinephrine auto injectors (Epi pens) – School supply – Use
  • RCW 28A.210.330 Students with Diabetes

Washington State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) Documents

Medication Information and Forms

Attorney General Memorandum

This is an old memo which is searched for regularly. It addresses the following questions:
Are over-the-counter medications treated differently from prescription medications?
Are inhaled prescription medications considered oral medications?
Should school nurses train unlicensed school staff to administer epinephrine by injection for students with a history of anaphylaxis?

Disposal of Medications

Food and Drug Administration (FDA):

Office of National Drug Control Policy:

Washington Poison Center:

Medication Delegation