Order of physician for doses of epinephrine maintained by authorized entity
- administration and storage of epinephrine
1.An authorized entity may obtain an order for auto-injectable epinephrine from a physician, osteopathic physician, physician assistant or advanced practice registered nurse, pursuant to NRS 630.374, 632.239 or 633.707 to be maintained by the authorized entity at any location under control of the authorized entity where allergens capable of causing anaphylaxis may be present. If a dose of auto-injectable epinephrine maintained by the authorized entity is used or expires, the authorized entity may obtain an additional dose of auto-injectable epinephrine to replace the used or expired dose.
2.Auto-injectable epinephrine maintained by an authorized entity pursuant to this section may be provided to a person for self-administration or may be administered to any person reasonably believed to be experiencing anaphylaxis by:
(a)An owner, employee or agent of the authorized entity who has received the training required pursuant to NRS 450B.714; or
(b)A person, other than an owner, employee or agent of the authorized entity, who is trained to recognize the symptoms of anaphylaxis and to administer auto-injectable epinephrine, who may include, without limitation, a provider of health care, a provider of emergency medical services, an athletic trainer or a family member of a person who suffers from allergies capable of causing anaphylaxis.
3.An authorized entity shall:
(a)Store auto-injectable epinephrine in a designated, secure location that is easily accessible and in compliance with the instructions provided by the manufacturer of the auto-injectable epinephrine and any requirements prescribed by the board; and
(b)Designate one or more employees or agents who have received the training described in NRS 450B.714 to be responsible for the storage, maintenance and oversight of the auto-injectable epinephrine maintained by the authorized entity.
4.Not later than 30 days after a dose of auto-injectable epinephrine maintained by an authorized entity is administered, the authorized entity shall report, on a form prescribed by the board, the circumstances surrounding such administration. The board shall publish an annual report summarizing and analyzing the information reported by authorized entities pursuant to this subsection.
5.As used in this section:
(a)“Provider of emergency medical services” means a person licensed as an attendant or certified as an emergency medical technician, advanced emergency medical technician or paramedic pursuant to this chapter.
(b)“Provider of health care” means a physician, nurse or physician assistant registered or licensed in this State.
Section 450B.712 — Order of physician for doses of epinephrine maintained by authorized entity; administration and storage of epinephrine; reports.,