Asthma – Required Reporting of Unassigned Administered Asthma Medication to DSHS
If you are a school district, open-enrollment charter school, or private school there are reporting rules. The rules apply to unassigned asthma medication. The rule says you must report the administration of unassigned asthma medication. This requirement is in the Texas Administrative Code, Subchapter D, Title 25, Part 1, Chapter 40, Section 40.47.
Your campus must submit a report no later than the 10th business day after the date a school nurse administers unassigned asthma medication. You must send the report to all of the following:
- school administrator
- prescribing physician
- student’s primary healthcare provider
- commissioner of the Department of State Health Services (DSHS)
You must save a copy of the report in the student’s permanent record.
Submission of this electronic form meets the reporting requirement for DSHS. Be sure to report complete and accurate information.
Please fill out the entire form and provide detailed information.
All fields with an asterisk (*) must be completed.