Medication in SchoolThe school nurse can administer prescription or non-prescription medication. Parents/guardians must follow these guidelines to have medication given in school.
• Send the medication to school with a responsible adult if you are unable to take it to school.
• Send the medication in the original container properly labeled with correct name, time, dose and date. Prescription medication must have the pharmacy label with the correct name, time, dose and date.
• Count the tablets (unless the number of tablets is the exact number on the label) or approximate amount of liquid in the bottle.
• Complete a "Permission to administer medication" form.
Date modified: March 12, 2018