01 April 2020 – Non-MAP certified staff to administer rescue inhalers, auto-injectors and oxygens

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Type of Intervention: Healthcare and public health capacity
Sectors Involved: Reduce the burden on health system
Level of Jurisdiction: Massachusetts
Lead People/Agency:

Overview: In response to the potential shortage of Medication Administration Program (MAP) Certified Staff to administer rescue inhalers, epinephrine auto-injectors and oxygen to individuals inCommunity Programs, and to avoid unnecessary emergency department visits, governor allows non-MAP Certified staff in Community Programs to possess and administer rescue inhalers, epinephrine auto-injectors and oxygen to individuals in Community P rograms pursuant to existing patient prescriptions and administration orders
Full details here: https://www.mass.gov/doc/map-inhaler-epinephrine-oxygen-access-order/download