AustLII Tasmanian Numbered Regulations

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POISONS REGULATIONS 2018 (S.R. 2018, NO. 79) - REG 60

Administration of adrenaline (S3)

(1)  In this regulation –
suitably qualified person means a person who has undertaken training in the administration of adrenaline as part of a course in first aid provided by a registered training organisation.
(2)  A suitably qualified person, employed by or for the purposes of a child care service, a school or TasTAFE may, in an emergency, administer to a child adrenaline in accordance with its directions for use.
(3)  As soon as possible after a person administers adrenaline to a child, the person is to advise the person-in-charge, the school principal or the TasTAFE chief executive officer of the following:
(a) the name of the person who administered the adrenaline;
(b) the name of the child to whom the adrenaline was administered;
(c) the amount of adrenaline administered;
(d) the date on which the adrenaline was administered;
(e) any other relevant information.
(4)  The person-in-charge, the school principal and the TasTAFE chief executive officer are responsible for the storage, and control of the use, of any adrenaline kept, respectively, by the child care service, school or TasTAFE.
(5)  A speech pathologist in the lawful practice of the profession of speech pathology may administer adrenaline (S3) if the speech pathologist can show, to the satisfaction of the Secretary, that the speech pathologist is competent in cardiopulmonary resuscitation, management of anaphylaxis and the use of an automated external defibrillator.



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