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Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) 

 
Out-of-Hospital Nonresuscitation Act (169 of 2006)​ This act is specific to emergency medical service personnel and does not pertain to schools. It is up to each school entity to determine whether or not they will honor a DNR order. Below are some factors to take into consideration:
 
     1. Each request for a DNR order should be considered on a case-by-case basis.
 
     2. Schools should notify and work with local Emergency Medical Services (EMS) upon receiving a request. It is important to start the conversation with EMS when working on emergency planning before a request for a DNR order is received.
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
Updated: June 17, 2016