FFAC(LOCAL) - WELLNESS AND HEALTH SERVICES: MEDICAL TREATMENT
Procedures shall be established by the administration to ensure that proper attention is given to any student who becomes ill during the course of a school day.
Accidents Involving Students
Emergency procedures shall be established by the administration to ensure proper attention for any student injured at school. Records shall be maintained on all accidents that require the attention of a medical doctor.
Emergency Treatment Forms
Each year, students and parents shall complete and sign a form that provides emergency information and authorizes school officials to obtain emergency medical treatment, as provided by law.
The District shall not purchase nonprescription medication to administer to a student.
No employee shall give any student prescription medication, nonprescription medication, herbal substances, anabolic steroids, or dietary supplements of any type, except as provided below.
Provided by Parent
Employees authorized by the Superintendent or designee may administer to students:
Prescription medication in accordance with legal requirements. [See FFAC(LEGAL)]
Nonprescription medication, upon a parent's written request, when properly labeled and in the original container.
Herbal substances or dietary supplements provided by the parent when properly labeled, in the original container, accompanied by a parent's written request, and a written confirmation or recommendation from a U.S. licensed physician. The parental request and physician confirmation or recommendation must be updated on an annual basis.
Except as permitted by Education Code 38.016, an employee shall not:
Recommend to a student or a parent that the student use a psychotropic drug;
Suggest a particular diagnosis; or
Exclude the student from a class or a school-related activity because of the parent's refusal to consent to psychiatric evaluation or examination or treatment of the student.