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