2017 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 70. Schools
§70-1210.196.4. School nurse to administer management plan - Volunteer diabetes care assistant - Refusal to serve as assistant.

A. The school nurse at each school in which a student with diabetes is enrolled shall assist the student with the management of their diabetes care as provided for in the diabetes medical management plan for the student.

B. If a school does not have a school nurse assigned to the school, the principal shall make an effort to seek school employees who may or may not be health care professionals to serve as volunteer diabetes care assistants to assist the student with the management of their diabetes care as provided for in the diabetes medical management plan for the student.

C. Each school in which a student with diabetes is enrolled shall make an effort to ensure that a school nurse or a volunteer diabetes care assistant is available at the school to assist the diabetic student when needed.

D. A school employee shall not be subject to any penalty or disciplinary action for refusing to serve as a volunteer diabetes care assistant.

E. A school district shall not restrict the assignment of a student with diabetes to a particular school site based on the presence of a school nurse, contract school employee, or a volunteer diabetes care assistant.

F. Each school nurse and volunteer diabetes care assistant shall at all times have access to a physician.

Added by Laws 2007, c. 164, § 5, eff. July 1, 2007.

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