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Medication Policy

Procedure For The Administration of Medications

The following procedure refers to the administration of medication during the school day, including school sponsored field trips.

1. All prescription and over the counter medications are to be administered by the school nurse.

2. All prescription and over the counter medications require a prescription from a physician and written parental consent. 

3. Medications must be received by the nurse in the original pharmacy container with the student's name and instructions for administration.

4. Medications are considered controlled substances (drugs of potential abuse) must be brought in by the parent.

5. Self administration only applies to epi-pen usage, asthma inhalers, or medications for potentially life threatening illnesses - please contact the school nurse to discuss the procedure.

All Medication Forms are available under "Health Forms"