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1 Pass out Medication Policy/Training Manual and Quiz
2 Medication Policy and Administration Training ObjectivesWasatch School District PolicyStudent Health Information - HCPState LawDistrict FormsMedication Administration
3 Wasatch School District Policy The Principal will:Designate staff to administer medicationsInsure proper maintenance of recordsLegal Document/Cumulative fileKeep on file trained staff delegated to administer medications
4 Wasatch School District Policy The Principal will:Notify the School Nurse of medication administration needsArrange annual training
5 Checklist-Medication Audit School NurseProvide annual trainingDelegate and train UAPAudit 2/year
6 Audit 2x a year Results will be given to: School staff administering medicationsSchool PrincipalStudent Service DirectorAudit: HCP are in place, with parent, physician, school nurse, staff signatures, medications are locked up, daily administration form is being filled out,
7 Items not in compliance AuditItems not in complianceTwo weeks to rectify problemNotify School Nurse when problem is rectifiedIf parents are not in compliance the school may withdraw authorization (see section 3.3)
8 Medication Delegation Trained unlicensed personnel can administer:oral, inhalanteye and ear dropsGastrostomyTopicalEpinephrine, glucagon, or insulinWe can administer topical medications if we have a standing order written by the medical director, such as neosporin, ect. At this time we do not have any standing orders.
10 Student Self Administration Preschool to grade 12 AsthmaDiabetesEpi pen
11 Student Self Administration Parents authorizationStudent is responsibleHealthcare Providers signatureSelf-Administration FormsMisuse: Disciplinary actionDistrict’s Safe School Policy
12 Student’s Preschool to Grade 4 Cannot self administer medicationsCannot carry a days dose of medicationExcept: inhalers, insulin and supplies, and epi-pens
13 Grade 5 to Grade 12Students can carry and self administer a one day dose of a temporary prescription or OTC medicationExcluding Narcotic Pain Medication
14 Narcotic Pain Medications Will not be kept at schoolWill not be administered by school personnelWill not be allowed at school
15 Properly Labeled Medication All medication, prescription and OTC medication, requires a pharmacy label on the original container
16 Properly Labeled Medication Name of student, doctor, and pharmacyName of medicationDosageTime of day to be givenMethod of administration (route)Expiration date.
17 Wasatch School District Forms Letter To Parents/GuardiansStudent Health InformationLetter to parents is on the back of the Student Health Information – HCP form. Needs parent signature in 3 places. Do not accept without signatures. Make note if parent refuses to sign.
18 Wasatch School District Forms Authorization of School Personnel to Administer MedicationDaily Medication Tracking Form
19 Wasatch School District Forms – State Law Self Administration FormsMedication administration53AAsthma: inhaler53AEpinephrine: epi pen53A and HB 101, 2008State law allows a student to carry Asthma medications: inhalers, Diabetes: insulin and supplies, and allergy: epi-pens medications as long as the appropriate forms are filled out giving authorization. 1) parent and physician need to sign the self administration authorization form Check Epi pen law??????
20 Wasatch School District Forms – State Law Self Administration Forms Diabetes: Insulin and supplies53AGlucagon administration53A
21 Wasatch School District Forms Glucagon AuthorizationStored in office. Given only if student can’t take oral glucose for extreme low blood sugar.
22 District Forms Medication Error/Adverse Reaction Reporting Form Medication Administration Training FormAdministration of Medication ChecklistMedication Disposal Form
23 Safe Keeping of Medication Stored in a locked cabinetAdequate temperatureFluoride is a prescription drug. It needs to be locked up.
24 Unused Medication Notify parents Pick up within two weeks Requires two signaturesRecord on daily tracking form
25 Unused MedicationSchool nurse will discard expired or unused medicationRequires School Nurse and UAP signatureProper disposal – police station
27 Medication Administration Policies Who dispensesWhat medications can be givenHow to dispenseEmergenciesManage / store medications.
28 Authorization Form Student information Name of medication Condition for which prescribedDosage, route and time to administerSide effectsDoctor’s phone number and signature.
29 Additional Information Date of the order and durationParent / guardian signature and phone numberPermission to contact doctorSpecial directions
30 Log Sheet One for each student Separate sheet for each medication Who administeredTime.Get out Daily Medication Administration Form. Practice receiving medications.
31 Medication Daily LogPractice receiving medications on Daily Log Sheet. Count pills with Parents. Signatures: parent and staff. Record Daily info….Call parents if the students does not come down to get medication.
32 Receiving Medications Parent or guardian delivers medicationsPharmacy- labeled containersOver-the- counter medicationsCheck the label.Check and write down expiration date on daily log
33 Medication Preparation Log sheetGather suppliesWash your handsFive RightsAsk if any side effects.
34 The Five Rights Right student Right medication Right dosage Right time Right route.
35 Administering Medications OralEye, ear, nosePatchInhalerEpiPen®.Insulin or GlucagonCall me for specific training
36 Recordkeeping Record dispensing Sign the log Call parent / guardian if student didn’t showNew authorization form if medications changeOne form per medication
37 QuizAll medication should be kept in a drawer that anyone can open in case of an emergency.Your authorization form should include information about the dosage required, how to administer it and when it should be given.OTC medication should arrive at the school in the original container and the amount of medication counted and recorded by the responsible person.1. False 2. True 3. True
38 QuizThe “Five Rights” for administering medications are: is this the right student, right medication, right dosage, right time and right route.You should never embarrass a student by asking the child to open his or her mouth to prove the medicine has been swallowed.Oral Medications should never be followed by water.4. True 5. False 6. False
39 QuizIf the child requires drops in both ears, wait a minute or two before doing the other ear and then put a cotton ball in the outer portion of the first ear before turning the head.Symptoms of anaphylaxis include wheezing or shortness of breath, swelling of the lips, tongue or area around the eyes, and hives or general itching and tingling.7. True 8. True
40 QuizAfter using the EpiPen, check the black tip to see if the needle is showing, which means the medication was injected correctly.Glucagon can cause a child to vomit so place the student on his or her side immediately afterwards to avoid choking.9. True, True
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