(B) The administration of an epinephrine auto-injector in accordance with this chapter is not the practice of medicine or any other profession that otherwise requires licensure.
Terms Used In South Carolina Code 44-99-60
- 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. See South Carolina Code 44-99-10
- Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
- 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
- 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. See South Carolina Code 44-99-10
(C) This chapter does not eliminate, limit, or reduce any other immunities or defenses that may be available pursuant to state law, including those available pursuant to Section 15-1-310 and Chapter 78, Title 15.
(D) An entity located in this State is not liable for any injuries or related damages that result from the provision or administration of an epinephrine auto-injector outside of this State if the entity:
(1) would not have been liable for the injuries or related damages had the provision or administration occurred within this State; or
(2) is not liable for the injuries or related damages under the law of the state in which such provision or administration occurred.