• HUMBLE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTSRICT HEALTH SERVICES REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMINSTRATION OF MEDICATION

     

    • All medication must be delivered to and picked up from the clinic by a parent of authorized adult.
    • Parent signature is required for ALL medications given at school.
    •  Physician signature is required:
      •  For all prescription medications and given more than 10 consecutive school days. 
      • For all PRN (as needed) Non Prescription medications given more than 4 times per month. 
      • All Prescription PRN medication First dose of medication cannot be given at school
    • Prescription and non-prescription medications must be in original, fully labeled container. (Pharmacies will provide cost-free additional labeled containers for prescriptions at parent request.)
    • All medications must also be unexpired and age appropriate. Labels must include patient name, medication name, directions for use and date.
    • Parental permission to give “missed doses at home” must be in writing. Fax and e-mail are allowed.
    • Changes to prescription medication administration such as dose and/or time require a physician written order.
    • Changes to non-prescription medication administration such as dose and/or time must be in writing from the parent.
    • Discontinuance of medication must be in writing from the parent and/or physician.
    • Medication orders are valid for current school year/summer school
    • School Nursing personnel may contact the physician as needed to verify dosage and use Texas Administrative Code (TAC): Title 22; Part II; Chapter 217; Rule 217.11(1)(N)
    • Medication information may be share with school personnel who need to know
    • Narcotic medication is strongly discouraged at school. Should it be necessary to administer a narcotic, the student must remain in the health office following administration and the parent will be required to pick up the student. Students are not to return to class or drive home.