Medication Policy


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    Before any medication may be administered to or taken by any student during school hours or during school-sponsored activities, the school nurse shall have on file the written consent of the parents for such administration.

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    All medication must be brought to the nurse’s office, or the main office if the nurse is in another building, preferably by the parent/guardian or by another adult designated by the parent/guardian. All medication shall be stored in the original pharmacy-labeled container and kept in a locked cabinet designated for storage of medication. Medications that require refrigeration shall be stored and locked in a refrigerator designated only for medications. The district shall not store more than a thirty-day supply of an individual student’s medication.

    Medication should be recorded and logged in with the date, name of student, name of medication, and amount of medication and the signatures of the parent/guardian or designated adult delivering the medication and the school health personnel receiving the medication.

    Nonprescription medication must be delivered in its original packaging and labeled with the student’s name. 

    Prescription medication shall be delivered in its original packaging and labeled with:

    1. Name, address, telephone and federal DEA (Drug Enforcement Agency) number of the pharmacy.
    2. Student’s name.
    3. Directions for use (dosage, frequency and time of administration, route, special instructions).
    4. Name and registration number of the licensed prescriber.
    5. Prescription serial number.
    6. Date originally filled.
    7. Name of medication and amount dispensed.
    8. Controlled substance statement, if applicable.

    All medication shall be accompanied by a completed Medication Administration Consent and Licensed Prescriber’s Medication Order Form, or other written communication from the licensed prescriber.