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School Health Nursing Program

Report to the Minnesota Legislature: Medications Dispensed in Schools Study

January 15, 2002

For more information, contact:
Maternal & Child Health Unit / Community and Family Health Division
Minnesota Department of Health
85 East Seventh Place
P.O. Box 64882
St. Paul, MN 55164-0882

Phone: (651) 201–3631
Fax: (651) 201–3590
TTY: (651) 201–5797

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Report to the Legislature


Overview of Medication Administration in Minnesota Schools

Background Information

Legislative Study Process

Current Issues

Work Group Principles

Commissioner of Health Recommendations



Study Legislation

Workgroup Membership

Workgroup Principles and Next Steps

Study Progress Notes

State Staff Team Membership

Applicable Statues

MS 121A.22 & 121A.221 Administration of Drugs and Medicine
MS 148.171 to 148.285 Nurse Practice Act (selected portions)
MS 151.01 Pharmacy Act (selected portions)
Minnesota Rule 8710.6100 School Nurse

Attorney General's Opinion, February 14, 2000

Initial Background Research Bibliography for Legislative Report 2002


As requested by Minnesota Statute 3.197: This report cost approximately $42,101 to prepare, including staff time, printing and mailing expenses.

Upon request, this material will be made available in an alternative format such as large print, Braille or cassette tape.


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