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Colorado school nurses could soon delegate over-the-counter drugs

Author: Joey Bunch - March 10, 2017 - Updated: March 10, 2017

You don’t need to be a school nurse to hand a kid some ointment. That’s the idea behind Senate Bill 33, which allows a professional school nurse to train someone at the school then delegate dispensing authority for over-the-counter medication. The bill passed the House Health, Insurance and Environment Committee unanimously on Thursday. It passed the Senate 34-0 on Feb. […]

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Joey Bunch

Joey Bunch

Joey Bunch is the senior political correspondent for Colorado Politics. He has a 31-year career in journalism, including the last 15 in Colorado. He was part of the Denver Post team that won the Pulitzer Prize in 2013 and is a two-time Pulitzer finalist. His resume includes covering high school sports, the environment, the casino industry and civil rights in the South, as well as a short stint at CNN.