Maine – Stock Epinephrine Law
Maine has a stock epinephrine law in place stating that “a school administrative unit or an approved private school may authorize adoption of a collaborative practice agreement for the purposes of stocking and administering epinephrine autoinjectors as provided under this section.” LD 1727 was signed by the Governor on April 6, 2014. The law took effect on April 7, 2014.
Marguerite Pennoyer, MD
Sample ACE Team Activities:
On November 19, 2014, Dr. Pennoyer provided an ACE presentation to approximately 10 school nurses at Scarborough Middle School, Scarborough, ME. She raised anaphylaxis awareness, educated school nurses about symptoms and treatment of anaphylaxis and distributed educational materials including Epi Everywhere! Every Day promotional items.
During 2014, Dr. Pennoyer was interviewed for Watch Catching Health on the WCSH6 Morning Report.
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