medications in the school settin g REQUIREMENTS a A health care provider HCP

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medications in the school settin g. REQUIREMENTS a. A health care provider (HCP) has prescribed the medication(s) and provided instruction on its use to the student. b. NMSBVI is provided a written order from the HCP permitting the student to self- administer the medication(s). c. The student has demonstrated to the HCP and the NMSBVI nursing staff the ability to properly self-administer the prescribed medication(s). d. An Asthma, Diabetes and/or Severe Allergic Reaction Emergency Procedure for Student Support Staff is on file at the school and is signed by the parent/guardian and school nurse. e. NMSBVI will store back-up medication for the student per the guidelines established by the New Mexico Board of Pharmacy. f. Authorized NMSBVI personnel providing and/or assisting with administration of backup medication will not be held liable for civil damage in doing so. SCOPE The regulations cover a student while in school, while residing in the dormitories, while at a school-sponsored activity, during normal before-school and after-school activities on school property and in transit to or from school or school sponsored activities. Approval duration is the school year in which the approval is granted. CONSEQUENCES FOR ABUSE/MISUSE Any student found to be abusing or misusing their medications will not be permitted to carry it with them. NMSBVI nurses will make arrangements for the medication to be accessible to the student at all times if they cannot carry it with them. NMSBVI Policy 524 1
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  • Spring '14
  • ALANNASCHEPARTZ
  • Nursing, Reaction, Allergy, student’s medication

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