Calif. Supreme Court: Unlicensed school staff can administer insulin shots

The California Supreme Court on Monday rejected a lower court ruling and agreed unanimously to allow unlicensed school employees to administer insulin shots and other prescription medications to students. The American Diabetes Association supported the ruling and said it would allow schools to plan for situations when nurses aren't available. The American Nurses Association said the decision could raise health risks for children and could undermine the role of public school nurses.

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