Administration of Epinephrine




"Epinephrine Auto-Injector"

Policy Permitted

  1. The number of epinephrine auto-injectors available at each campus;
  2. The process for each institution of higher education to check the inventory of epinephrine auto-injectors at regular intervals for expiration and replacement; and
  3. The amount of training required for personnel or volunteers to administer an epinephrine auto-injector.


  1. The age of the person who received the administration of the epinephrine auto-injector;
  2. Whether the person who received the administration of the epinephrine auto-injector was a student, a personnel member, or a visitor;
  3. The physical location where the epinephrine auto-injector was administered;
  4. The number of doses of epinephrine auto-injector administered;
  5. The title of the person who administered the epinephrine auto-injector; and
  6. Any other information required by the commissioner of state health services.

Employee Training

  1. Include information on:
    1. Recognizing the signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis;
    2. Administering an epinephrine auto-injector;
    3. Implementing emergency procedures, if necessary, after administering an epinephrine auto-injector; and
    4. Properly disposing of used or expired epinephrine auto-injectors; and
  2. Be provided in a formal training session or through online education and be completed annually.




Immunity from Discipline

  1. Issuing an order for epinephrine auto-injectors;
  2. Supervising or delegating the administration of an epinephrine auto-injector;
  3. Possessing an epinephrine auto-injector;
  4. Maintaining an epinephrine auto-injector;
  5. Storing an epinephrine auto-injector;
  6. Disposing of an epinephrine auto-injector;
  7. Prescribing an epinephrine auto-injector;
  8. Dispensing an epinephrine auto-injector;
  9. Administering, or assisting in administering, an epinephrine auto-injector;
  10. Providing, or assisting in providing, training, consultation, or advice in the development, adoption, or implementation of policies, guidelines, rules, or plans; or
  11. Undertaking any other act permitted or required under this subchapter.

North Central Texas College



DATE ISSUED: 12/5/2017