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18201 E. Quincy Ave.
Aurora, CO 80015
Nurses Notes
 

 

 

School Nurse

 

Summit has the services of a full-time school nurse. Should a student become ill or injured during the school day he/she will be cared for temporarily, and the parent notified, when necessary.

 
  •      Simple first aide will be administered should the need arise.
 
  •       Medication will be administered only if: the proper medication permission forms are current and signed by the parents, the proper medication forms are current and signed, as needed, by the student’s physician, and the nurse decide it necessary, otherwise the parent will be notified.  
 
  •        The responsibility for further care rests with the parents and/or student’s physician
 
  •        If your student contracts any contagious disease, such as strep throat, flu, chicken pox etc., please notify the school nurse immediately, and inquire about district policies and procedures regarding school attendance and when to stay home/return to school.
 
  •        Please be sure your student’s immunizations are up to date, PowerSchool information remains up to date and any medications are not expired.
 
  •        The best thing you can do for your student is to be sure your student gets plenty of rest, eats a healthy breakfast & lunch, drinks plenty of water to stay hydrated and washes their hands before eating, after using the restroom and after play.
 

When to Stay home/When to Go Home

 
  •        Temperature over 100
  •        Vomiting
  •        Diarrhea
  •        Contagious disease
  •        Any other concern by parent, school nurse or physician
 

When to Return to School

 

·       After fever, diarrhea, vomiting has stopped for 24 hours without the use of medications

 

And/or

 

·       After 24 hours of antibiotic use for other contagious illnesses that require medication. If you have any questions, please contact the clinic at 720-886-6409.

 fety reasons. They must be in their original container and, if it is a prescription medication, must have the prescription label current, clearly legible and adhered on its original pharmacy container, and include the following information: Student’s name, Medication name, Dosage, Doctor’s name, and Time and Amount of days to be administered.

 

Medications that are not completely used or picked up by the parents on the last day of school will be discarded.

 

                  Over-The-Counter Medications

 

                        Over the counter (non-prescription) medications can be supplied by the parent, and only requires a parent’s signature, it does not require a physician’s signature.

 

                        Only the recommended dosage on the container will be given, higher doses will require a physician’s signature approving this increase.

 

                  Prescription Medications

 

                                    Colorado State and the School Board Policy #6165 specifies that a properly completed “Permission To Give Prescription and Homeopathic Medication Form” must be filled out and signed by the student’s physician, signed by the parent and remain on file in the school clinic in order for the school nurse to administer the medication.

 

            Please check with your physician regarding the necessity for administering medication during school hours

 

                 

 

FORMS

 

            New forms must be completed each school year

 

            Forms are available for print out below, or may be picked uAny questions, please do not hesitate to call the School Nurse

 
 

 

 

 

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