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Education Code - EDC

TITLE 3. POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION [66000 - 101060]

  ( Title 3 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

DIVISION 7. COMMUNITY COLLEGES [70900 - 88922]

  ( Division 7 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

PART 47. STUDENTS [76000 - 76407]

  ( Part 47 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

CHAPTER 3. Student Health Services and Supervision [76401 - 76407]

  ( Chapter 3 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

ARTICLE 1. General Provisions [76401 - 76407]
  ( Article 1 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

76401.
  

The governing board of any community college district shall make such rules for the examination of the students in the community colleges under its jurisdiction as will ensure proper care of the students and proper secrecy in connection with any defect noted by the supervisor of health, or his or her assistant, and may tend to the correction of the physical defect.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1981, Ch. 470, Sec. 130.)

76403.
  

(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the governing board of any community college district shall cooperate with the local health officer in measures necessary for the prevention and control of communicable diseases in students.

(b) A registered nurse, acting under the direction of a supervising physician and surgeon, may perform immunization techniques within the course of a school immunization program provided that the administration of an immunizing agent is upon the standing orders of a supervising physician and surgeon and in accordance with written regulations which the State Department of Health Services may adopt pursuant to Section 303.5 of the Health and Safety Code.

(c) While nothing in this section shall be construed to require the physical presence of the supervising physician and surgeon, the supervising physician and surgeon under whose direction the registered nurse is acting shall require the nurse to:

(1) Satisfactorily demonstrate competence in the administration of immunizing agents, including knowledge of all indications and contraindications for the administration of these agents, and in the recognition and treatment of any emergency reactions to agents which constitute a danger to the health or life of the person receiving the immunizations; and

(2) Possess medications and equipment required, in the medical judgment of the supervising physician and surgeon, to treat any emergency conditions and reactions caused by the immunizing agents and which constitute a danger to the health or life of the person receiving the immunization, and to demonstrate the ability to administer the medications and to utilize the equipment as necessary.

(Amended by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1372, Sec. 447.5.)

76407.
  

(a) Notwithstanding any provision of any law, no community college district, officer of any community college district, college president or superintendent, physician, or hospital treating any minor enrolled in any school in any district shall be held liable for the reasonable treatment of a minor without the consent of a parent or guardian of the child when the minor is ill or injured during regular schools hours, requires reasonable medical treatment, and the parent or guardian cannot be reached, unless the parent or guardian has previously filed with the district a written objection to any medical treatment other than first aid.

(b) Notwithstanding any provision of any law, no physician and surgeon who in good faith and without compensation renders voluntary emergency medical assistance to a participant in a community college athletic event or contest at the site thereof, or during transportation to a health care facility, for an injury suffered in the course of the event or contest, shall be liable for any civil damages as a result of any acts or omissions by the physician and surgeon in rendering the emergency medical care. The immunity granted by this paragraph shall not apply in the event of an act or omission constituting gross negligence.

(Amended by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1372, Sec. 449.)

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