Med's at School

MEDICATIONS ARE OFTEN ESSENTIAL FOR CERTAIN HEALTH CONDITIONS AND TO MAINTAIN OPTIMAL HEALTH AND WELL BEING. image
Please bring all medication to the nurse's clinic. All medication is stored and locked in the clinic. Certain exemptions may apply for Epi-Pens &/or inhalers and will be determined by your physician and campus nurse. At the end of the year it is preferred that medication be picked up by the parent, if this is not possible the medication will be placed in a sealed envelope and the parent must assume responsibility for this transport. Some types of medication will not be sent home in a sealed envelope and if not picked up will be disposed of by the campus nurse.
PRESCRIPTION MEDICATION MAY BE GIVEN AT SCHOOL IF IT IS IN THE ORIGINAL PHARMACY LABELED CONTAINER AND THE APPROPRIATE FORMS ARE COMPLETED.
Medication will not be accepted in an envelope, foil, or mislabeled container. Prescription medication that is intended for short term use, less than two weeks, will need the Short Term Medication Form to be completed and signed by the parent with the medication in the original pharmacy container. Prescription medication that is intended for long term use, greater than two weeks will need the Long Term Mediciation Form and must be completed by the physician and parent and the medication must be in the original pharmacy container.
THE ADMINISTRATION OF NON-PRESCRIPTION MEDICATION IS NOT PERMITTED
Non prescription medication includes, but limited to: analgesics, antipyretics, antacids, antihistamines, decongestants, cough/cold preparations, throat lozenges, home remedies, homeopathic preparations, vitamins or other nutritional aids, and physicians samples.
PLEASE CONSULT WITH YOUR CAMPUS NURSE FOR THE APPROPRIATE FORM FOR SHORT TERM, LONG TERM, ASTHMA ACTION PLAN, SEVERE ALLERGY ANAPHYLAXIS ACTION PLAN, SEIZURE ACTION PLAN, DIABETES CARE AND MANAGEMENT.
Many forms are provided on this page, however your campus nurse can assist you with any form or request for medication management.
PLEASE VISIT WITH YOUR CAMPUS NURSE IF YOUR STUDENT HAS ANY HEALTH CONCERNS, MEDICAL NEEDS OR HAS A HOSPITALIZATION, PROCEDURE OR SURGERY DURING THE SCHOOL YEAR.
The nursing staff will assist and serve your children to meet their health care needs, medication requirements, and provide education and instruction for optimal well being and a healthy sense of self.
 

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