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STUDENT SELF-ADMINISTRATION OF MEDICATIONS

As used in this policy, medication means a medicine for the treatment of anaphylactic reactions or asthma which is prescribed by a physician licensed to practice medicine and surgery; a certified advanced registered nurse practitioner who has authority to prescribe drugs; or a licensed physician assistant who has authority to prescribe drugs pursuant to a written protocol with a responsible physician.

The self-administration of medication is allowed for students in grades 7-12.  To be eligible, a student shall meet all requirements of this policy.  Parents/guardians shall submit a completed Permission for Self-Administration of Medication Form, available in the DCJ/SHS office

The parent or guardian of the student shall sign a statement acknowledging that the school incurs no liability for any injury resulting from the self-administration of medication and agreeing to indemnify and hold the school, and its employees and agents, harmless against any claims relating to the self-administration of such medication.

 

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