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While more students are using chronic, emergency, and OTC medications in schools, the number of licensed school health professionals isn’t keeping up—and laws and policies lack consistency. Some families even rely on international sources of medication to save money. All these challenges lead to increased risk of medication errors in dosing and administration among a vulnerable population. Given their knowledge and expertise in safe medication use, pharmacists can serve as a resource for schools. During this session, national experts will use a case-based approach to explore the status of legislation related to self-administration of medication, international medication supply, stock rescue inhaler, and stock epinephrine pen use in schools.
At the completion of this knowledge-based activity, participants will be able to: