Self Administration of Medications


Students may be approved by the school nurse to self administer medications (without visiting the school nurse) during the school day. A number of requirements must be met in order to allow students to self administer, including, but not limited to:

  • Written agreement between the nurse and parent/guardian
  • Student demonstrates to the nurse that s/he is capable of self-administering medication according to school and medication administration policies
  • Self administration is safe and appropriate for the student’s health condition.

Students may not self-administer medications in school unless they have been approved to do so by the School Nurse.

Contact your child’s School Nurse for further information.

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