All medications (with the limited exception, mentioned below) must be kept in the health office and administered by the health aide, RN, or designated front office staff. Parents must give permission with a signed consent form which can be accessed through the following links:
Administration of Daily Prescription Medication:
All medication is to be furnished by a parent or legal guardian. Prescription medication must be in the original container as prepared by a pharmacist and labeled with the child’s name, name of medication, dosage, time to be given and duration of the treatment. Any variance from the labeled medication must have a physician’s statement and/or letter on file in the health office. Homeopathic, herbal, naturopathic, and foreign prescription medications are not FDA approved for use and, therefore, will not be administered by Amphitheater personnel.
Administration of Short-Term Prescription/Non-Prescription Medication:
All medication including short term prescription must be furnished by the parent or legal guardian. All prescription medication must be in the original container as prepared by a licensed pharmacist and labeled with the child’s name, name of medication, dosage, time to be given, and duration of treatment. All non-prescription medication must be in the original, unopened container with all directions, dosages, compound contents, and proportions clearly marked. A licensed prescriber’s signature is required for administration of any non-prescription medication after three (3) consecutive doses of that medication have been administered. To ensure the use of this medication is not masking symptoms of any other serious condition, a physician’s statement and/or letter must be submitted and kept on file for administration of any non-prescription medications beyond the recommended product label instructions. Homeopathic, herbal, naturopathic, and foreign prescription and non-prescription medications are not FDA approved for use and, therefore, will not be administered by Amphitheater personnel.
As per Amphitheater regulation J-5361©JLCD-R, students are not allowed to carry and self-administer any medication without a licensed prescriber’s written recommendation/authorization on file.
Medication for diagnosed anaphylaxis (Epi Pen), breathing disorders requiring handheld inhaler devices, and diabetes. Parent or legal guardian must provide written permission for the student to self administer and carry the medication. Students in violation of this regulation are subject to disciplinary action.