WASHINGTON STATE SCHOOL FOR THE BLIND

 

 

POLICY                                                                                                    DATE:  March 9, 2010

                                                                                                                                                           

 

SUBJECT:                  Student Illness or Injury

 

Prepared by:                Cathlene Cover, RN

                                    Robin Williams, RN

 

Approved by:              Dr. Dean O. Stenehjem, Superintendent

                                                                                                                                                           

                                                                                      

A student who experiences any of the following during the school day, may require transport home by parent/guardian:

 

*      Increased frequency of seizure activity

 

*      Cluster seizures

 

*      Seizure activity near or during time of transportation by bus to home

 

*      Absence from school due to illness or injury, resulting in extended observation by RN in Health Center

 

*      Illness requiring further examination and/or treatment by a physician

 

 

To provide continuity of care, information from the treating physician will be required for the following:

 

*      Students requiring hospitalization or emergency care at any time.

 

*      Absent for an extended period of time, requiring medical treatment.

 

*      Any dietary changes

 

*      Allergy status: Any new or change; in food or medication allergies

 

*      Any medically necessary treatment, performed by nurses

 

*      Any medically necessary treatment, delegated to other staff