CCISD Regulation FFAC: Administration of Medication
CCISD Regulation FFAC: Field Trip Medications
All prescription and nonprescription medications to be taken at
school must be provided in the original labeled container and
accompanied by a permission note from the parent/guardian to the school
All medications to be administered or kept at school
for longer than 15 days must be accompanied by a written request signed
and dated by the prescribing physician and the parent/guardian.
prescription and non-prescription drugs to be administered at school
for 15 days or less must be accompanied by a written request, signed and
dated by a parent/legal guardian. The dosage recommended by the
manufacturer for a non-prescription drug will be administered.
No narcotics will be administered at school.
student with asthma is entitled to possess and self-administer
prescription asthma medicine while on school property or at a
school-related event or activity. Students who need to carry an asthma
inhaler or other emergency medication must present documentation from a
physician and parent outlining the need to do so. In accordance with
Education Code 38.015, students may self-administer asthma medication
while at school functions with written permission from parents and
physician. The asthma authorization form is available from your school
nurse. Administration of medication must be in accordance with the
prescription instructions and the manufacturer’s recommended dosage for
Natural and/or homeopathic-like
products not FDA approved will not be dispensed by school district
personnel without a licensed physician’s order.
Medication administration forms:
Asthma Action Plan
Anaphylaxis Management Action Form (for non-food allergies that are life-threatening, i.e. latex, insect bites)
A new medication administration request will be required each school
year or with any change in the previous medication administration
request (i.e., a change in the original time interval or dosage amount
to be given).
A parent note gives the school nurse permission to dispense the
medication according to the label on the original container. The
medication must be age appropriate. The recommended dosage from the
manufacturer will be administered for an over the counter drug.
All medication will need to be picked up by a parent/guardian before the last day of school or the medication will be discarded.