• Medication Information

    NON-PRESCRIPTION MEDICATION:

    • It must be in an original package with the name of the medicine and instructions.
    • The nurse must have a note from the parent regarding when and how much medicine to administer.
    • The nurse will only give the amount listed on the package for your child's age and weight unless there is a doctor's orders on a medication form to direct differently.
    • The nurse cannot administer medicine that is not in its original container.
    • A Medication Form should be filled out. Copies of the form are available at the school or you can print the Authorization for Medication Administration.

    PRESCRIPTION MEDICATION:The nurse must have written instructions from the physician in order to administer prescription medications. It must include:

    • student's name
    • name and purpose of the medicine
    • dosage and time of administration
    • possible side effects and measures to take if those occur
    • end date for administering the medicine
    • parent signature giving permission to administer medicine and physician contact
    • physician's signature
    • A Medication Form should be filled out. Copies of the form are available at the school or you can print the Authorization for Medication Administration.
     All prescription medicine must be in the original pharmacy bottle with the proper label containing the:
    • name of the student,
    • medication, dosage, and
    • instructions for administration.

    If you ask, the pharmacy will give you an extra bottle with the proper amount of medicine for school.

     

Last Modified on October 1, 2020