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Public Health Law Regulations Regarding Immunizations Are At The Bottom Of This Page
- Health care providers authorized to prescribe medical regimens to be executed by a registered professional nurse shall include persons licensed or authorized to practice pursuant to a limited permit or statutory exemption from the licensure requirement in the following licensed professions: medicine, including physician's assistant and specialist's assistant; dentistry; podiatry; midwifery; and nurse practitioner.
Health care providers authorized to direct the performance of professional services by licensed practical nurses shall include persons licensed or authorized to practice pursuant to a limited permit or statutory exemption from the licensure requirement in the following licensed professions: medicine, including physician's assistant and specialist's assistant; dentistry; podiatry; midwifery; and registered professional nursing, including but not limited to nurse practitioners.
NYS Commissioner's Part 100 Regulations 100.1-110.20 - Requirements for Elementary, Middle and Secondary Programs
Includes information on policy, recommendations, and guidelines for implementing Prek-12 education programs. Part 100 Regulations are periodically updated as amendments are adopted by the Board of Regents Note: Section 100.2 contains information relating to the Dignity Act Coordinator, School Employee Training and Codes of Conduct.
Regulations of the Commissioner of Education Concerning Homeless Children and Youth Section 100.2(x)- Requires immediate enrollment without records and the obligation of the enrolling school to obtain the immunization records are discussed in Section 100.2(x)(4)-(5).
NYS Commissioner's Part 136 Regulations 136.1-136.8 - Health Services
- 136.1 - Defines school personnel, school health services, treatment, school year, 30 days.
- 136.2 - General regulations regarding the provision of health services, employment of a school medical director, board of education responsibilities.
- 136.3 - Responsibilities of the board of education in providing oversight of school health services including health examinations, screenings and notifications, immunizations, exclusion of students, student records, health examinations of staff, and condom availability.
- 136.4 - On-Site Cardiac AEDs
- 136.5 - Concussion Management and Awareness
- 136.6 - Authorized Use of Epinephrine Auto-Injector
- 136.7 - Self-administration of Certain Medications by Students
- 136.8 - Opioid Overdose Prevention
- 135.1 - Definition of terms used in the document.
- 135.2 - General regulations - States all schools under the jurisdiction of NYSED shall provide programs of health, physical education and recreation; defines record-keeping and transcripts, and the reporting to the commissioner.
- 135.3 - Health Education - Defines elements of health education at elementary and secondary levels.
- 135.4 - Physical education - Describes required school district plans for both public and non-public schools. Provides an overview of requirements for interscholastic athletic activity.
- 135.5 - First aid knowledge and skills requirements for coaches including approved training courses.
- 135.6 - Comprehensive school health education demonstration program. Defines health education in grades K-6 including coordination, implementation, and evaluation of health instruction, instructor training, and development grant application process for health education programs.
Regulations and policies set forth by the New York City Department of Education NYChttps://infohub.nyced.org/reports-and-policies/policies/doe-wellness
The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is responsible for providing health services pursuant to the NYC Charter and the New York City Health Code. The Department of Education of the City of New York is responsible for overseeing the provision of school health programs and services that are required by the NYS Education Law ("Ed Law") and NYS Public Health Law ("PHL"), and NYC Health Code. Note: Part 700 refers to School Health.
Screening Requirements Codes, Rules and Regulations of the State of NY (8 CRR-NY 117.3 NY-CR)
Provides rules for who, how and when students require screening. Article 19 requires that screenings are completed by licensed health professionals.
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