As used in this chapter:

(1) "Administer" means the direct application of an epinephrine auto-injector to the body of an individual.

Terms Used In South Carolina Code 44-99-10

  • Department: means the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control. See South Carolina Code 44-99-10
  • Epinephrine auto-injector: means a single-use device used for the automatic injection of a premeasured dose of epinephrine into the human body. See South Carolina Code 44-99-10
  • Physician: means a person authorized to practice medicine pursuant to Article 1, Chapter 47, Title 40. See South Carolina Code 44-99-10

(2) "Authorized entity" means any entity or organization, other than a school described in Section 59-63-95, in connection with or at which allergens capable of causing anaphylaxis may be present including, but not limited to, recreation camps, colleges and universities, daycare facilities, places of worship, youth sports leagues, amusement parks, restaurants, places of employment, and sports arenas.

(3) "Department" means the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control.

(4) "Epinephrine auto-injector" means a single-use device used for the automatic injection of a premeasured dose of epinephrine into the human body.

(5) "Health care practitioner" means a physician, an advanced practice registered nurse authorized to prescribe medication pursuant to Section 40-33-34, or a physician assistant authorized to prescribe medication pursuant to Sections 40-47-955 through 40-47-965.

(6) "Physician" means a person authorized to practice medicine pursuant to Article 1, Chapter 47, Title 40.

(7) "Provide" means the supply of one or more epinephrine auto-injectors to an individual.