In order to comply with FS 1006.062, “Administration of Medication and
Provision of Medical Services by District School Board Personnel",
the principal of each school will have staff trained each school year
to assist students with their medications.
for Prescribed Medication” form (CHN04) must be completed
and signed by the parent and physician for every medication to be administered.
A new form must be completed if there are any changes in dosage, etc.
Children who carry asthma inhalers and/or the Epi-Pen Auto-Injectors
must have the section on the “Authorization for Prescribed Medication”
form completed by the physician and the parent.
- A physician must order the medication, prescription or non-prescription
(over the counter), specifically for your child.
- Medications are given at school only at times when it cannot
be given by the parent.
- Medications should be brought to school by the parent.
- Count the number of doses of medication with school personnel.
- All medications must be in the original pharmacy bottle with
proper labeling from the pharmacy. Liquid Medication should come
to school with a medication spoon.
- Medications must be picked up at the end of the school year,
at the end the medicating time period or when it is expired.
- Any medications not picked up will be disposed of according to
the School District policy within 35 days.
- Please talk to your child about the importance of taking
their medication on time and to report promptly.
SCHOOL PERSONNEL ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR STUDENTS RECEIVING THEIR MEDICATIONS
DAILY AND ON TIME.
Diabetic management plan
A Diabetic Management Plan must be completed and signed by the parent and physician for medication to be administered. A new form must be completed if there are any changes in dosage, etc. Children with Diabetes must also complete the above Authorization for Prescribed Medication form (CHN04), along with the (DMMP) Diabetic Management Plan. All administrations must go through the Health Clinic Assistant for approval.
The Epi-Pen Auto-Injector may be carried during the school day with
the student provided that an “Authorization for Prescribed Medication”
form has been signed by the parent and physician.
An asthma Inhaler may be carried during the school day with the student
provided that an “Authorization for Prescribed Medication” form has been
signed by the parent and physician.