The Rock Enrichment Academy LLC: Medication and First-aid Policy

Prescription Medication

Parent/Guardian must complete an “Authorization to Dispense Medication” form. The medication must be in the original container with the student’s name, the name of the drug, dosage, route of administration, and the time interval dose. Parent/Guardian must bring all medication to the director’s office. Upon receiving the medication, the director will count and document the number of pills and date received.

Students with Diabetes, or Asthma

Students with asthma or diabetes may keep their medication in their backpack, or in the director’s office. An “Authorization to Dispense Medication” form must be completed by the parent/guardian and signed by a licensed health care professional, acknowledging that the student is capable of self-administering the medication

Student at High Risk for Severe Allergic Reaction

It is recommended that an Emergency EpiPen be kept with the student (classroom, fanny pack, and backpack) and/or in the director’s office if your student has a tree nut, peanut or other significant allergy.

Over-The-Counter Medication

The Rock Enrichment Academy may provide OTC medications such as Tylenol, Motrin, Tums, Midol, cough drops, etc…for their student. It will be kept in the director’s office. The parent/guardian will be called before any medication is given to a student. An ‘Authorization to Dispense Medication’ form must be completed by the parent/guardian

Benadryl is available for EMERGENCY USE ONLY. It will not be dispensed for allergy symptoms.

First-aid (Guidelines set forth by the American Medical Association will be followed)

First-aid for minor ailments will consist of any combinations of the following: cleansing the area/wound with soap and water, hydrogen peroxide, or antiseptic; application of a first-aid spray or topical anti-itch cream; applications of bandage or ace wrap; ice pack, normal saline eye drop for minor eye irritations.