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Medication Policy

MEDICATION POLICY

Only medications and procedures necessary to enable a student to remain in school will be administered.

Medications prescribed three times a day should be given at home in the morning, after school and at bedtime.

Prescription medications must be in the current, properly labeled pharmacy container and brought to campus by an adult. A maximum of a 30-day supply of medication will be accepted at a time.  Medications are not provided by the school.

A physician signature is required to administer over-the-counter medication for more than 10 consecutive days.

Medications sent unlabeled will not be given.

All medications will be kept in the clinic with this exception: a student may carry an inhaler, epi-pen, or diabetic supplies and medications by doctor's written order. Irresponsible behavior will revoke the privilege.

Any change in the medication or procedure will require completion of a new form.

 Nonprescription, homeopathic medication, dietary supplements and herbals will only be given in accordance with Azle ISD board policies FFAC (legal) and FFAC (local).

The campus nurse is not responsible for medications or procedures for students who are not on campus.

Medications and procedures may be administered by non-medical staff who are authorized.

Medications must be picked up by the last day of school or they will be destroyed.