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.