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Medication Policies

Mt. Woodson recognizes that some students may need a medication protocol in place to be given at school for continuity of their care.  

Short Term Medications

For Short Term Medications - 2-3 days - the following has to be in place.

1) A signed authorization form from the parent with student's name, name of the medication, dosage and time to be administered. (Forms below)

and:

2) The medication in its original container with student's name, dosage and time to be administered written on the container.

No medication may be given after three days without a signed physicians authorization.


Long Term Medication Policy

In accordance with California State Policies, Mt. Woodson complies with the protocol set in place from the Ramona Unified School District.  

The California Education Code relating to the giving of medications at school states:

                49423, Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 49422, any pupil who is required to take, during the regular school day, medication prescribed for him by a physician, may be assisted by the school nurse or other designated school personnel if the school district receives (1) written statement from such physician detailing the method, amount and time schedules by which such medication is to be taken and (2) a written statement from the parent or guardian indicating the desire that the school district assist the pupil in the matter set forth in the physician’s statement.

For Long Term Medications, the following has to be in place

1) A signed authorization form from the parent with the medication orders filled out and signed by the physician, name of the medication, dosage and time to be administered. (Form below)

and:

2) The medication in its original container with student's name, dosage and time to be administered written on the container.

Download Long Term Medication Form Medication Policies- long term

 

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