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Article - Health - General


    (a)    In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated.

    (b)    “Agent” means an individual who:

        (1)    Is at least 18 years of age;

        (2)    Has successfully completed, at the expense of an applicant, an educational training program approved by the Department; and

        (3)    Is appointed by a certificate holder to administer auto–injectable epinephrine in accordance with the provisions of this subtitle.

    (c)    “Anaphylaxis” means a sudden, severe, and potentially life–threatening allergic reaction that occurs when an individual is exposed to an allergen.

    (d)    “Auto–injectable epinephrine” means a portable, disposable drug delivery device that contains a premeasured single dose of epinephrine that is used to treat anaphylaxis in an emergency situation.

    (e)    “Certificate” means a certificate or an endorsement on the operating certificate of a youth camp issued by the Department to an individual who operates a youth camp under Title 14, Subtitle 4 of this article to obtain, store, and administer auto–injectable epinephrine.

    (f)    “Certificate holder” means an individual who is authorized by the Department to obtain, store, and administer auto–injectable epinephrine to be used in an emergency situation.

    (g)    “Program” means the Emergency and Allergy Treatment Program.

    (h)    “Youth camp” has the meaning stated in § 14–401 of this article.

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