24.3.6 Emergency Situations

If emergency treatment, including but not limited to an emergency administration of a psychotropic medication, is deemed necessary, it may be administered per physician order.  Consent is not needed prior to the emergency administration, but the assigned case manager shall notify the parent within 24 hours of learning of the event.  Use of emergency psychotropic medication (also called pro re nata (PRN)) should occur only in rare and exceptional circumstances.

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