KRS 156.502 and KRS 158.838 require training for nonmedical school personnel on diabetes management, particularly for administration of insulin, and allows school districts to select which diabetes training materials they will use. This specialized training is required ONLY if the school has one or more students with diabetes.
Please contact the organizations listed at the links below for further information regarding diabetes training and materials. Insulin administration training for school district employees is not designed or delivered by the Kentucky Department of Education.
Materials and resources for school districts for schools that have one or more students with diabetes can be located through the following organizations:
Kentucky Board of Nursing (KBN) Training for School Personnel
National Association of School Nurses (NASN) Tools and Resources
Kentucky School Nurses Association (KSNA)
American Diabetes Association School Resources
Diabetes Management Training for School Nurses - July 2014
The Kentucky School Nurses Association (KSNA) along with the Kentucky Board of Nursing (KBN) will be providing training for school nurses on diabetes management and insulin administration by nonmedical school personnel at the KSNA Summer Conference, July 28 & 29 at the Embassy Suites in Lexington, Kentucky. Please email Patricia Glass, KSNA Treasurer, for registration information if you wish your school nurses to attend: Patricia.Glass@jessamine.kyschools.us