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EDUCATION CODE
SECTION 49480



49480.  The parent or legal guardian of any public school pupil on a
continuing medication regimen for a nonepisodic condition, shall
inform the school nurse or other designated certificated school
employee of the medication being taken, the current dosage, and the
name of the supervising physician. With the consent of the parent or
legal guardian of the pupil, the school nurse may communicate with
the physician and may counsel with the school personnel regarding the
possible effects of the drug on the child's physical, intellectual,
and social behavior, as well as possible behavioral signs and
symptoms of adverse side effects, omission, or overdose. The
superintendent of each school district shall be responsible for
informing parents of all pupils of the requirements of this section.