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ADMINISTRATION OF MEDICATIONS DURING THE SCHOOL DAY
Dickinson ISD policy allows school nurses and other school employees to administer medication to students during school hours should medication be necessary to keep a student in optimum health and to maintain maximum school performance under the following conditions:
The school district has a consent on file to administer medication that has been signed by the parent, legal guardian, or other person having legal control of the student along with the prescribing physician’s signature.
Prescription medication must be in the original container properly labeled with child's name, name of medicine, and directions for time and dosage.
Non-prescription medication shall be in the original container clearly labeled as content. Student's name and directions for time/dosage shall be provided by the parent/guardian at the time the request to administer the medication is made.
Click here for DISD Administration of Medication Form
ANAPHYLACTIC FOOD ALLERGIES
The parent or guardian is responsible for notifying school personnel of the presence of a severe anaphylactic
food allergy. Upon enrollment, a parent or guardian must indicate if their child has a severe food allergy (see
Request for Food Allergy Information Form).
Parents are required to complete and provide the following at the beginning of each school year:
Special Dietary Accomodations Request Form (español)
Effective asthma management in school can help improve a child’s learning environment, reduce absences, reduce classroom disruptions and help children feel safe at school. School staff need to know which children have asthma and understand their individual needs regarding their asthma.
Parents are required to provide a Asthma Action Plan, completed and signed by the child's physician at the beginning of each school year.
House Bill 984 requires that:
A particular form is not required. However, a sample has been provided for your convenience.
Sample Diabetes Care Plan
Student Contract for Self Management of Diabetes
Dickinson ISD follows the Epilepsy Foundation standards and recommendations to provide care for students with seizures. Parent/Guardians are responsible for notifying school personnel if their child has a history of seizures.
Parents are required to provide a Seizure Action Plan, completed and signed by the child's physician at the beginning of each school year.
Gastrostomy Tube Feeding Authorization Orders
For students who require gastrostomy tube feedings during the school hours, parents are required to provide Physician Orders for Gastrostomy Tube Feeding completed and signed by their physician at the beginning of each school year.
Special Procedures authorization orders
Dickinson Independent School District
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