In order to protect the health and safety of all students, all medications administered during the school day must be brought to and administered in the Health Office. No medication can administered to any student without proper completion of the Medication Dispensing Form The form must be completed for both prescription and over the counter medications. The form must be signed by the physician and parent/guardian. Students may not have medications in his/her possession during the school day. This district form is available on the CBSD website/ parent resource.
Ibuprofen and Acetaminophen may be given to students when written permission has been obtained on the student’s Census Verification Sheet, sent home at the beginning of each school year.
Emergency medications such as inhaler an epinephrine: Student who require these medications are encouraged to request their physician write an order stating that the “students may carry and self-administer the medication in emergency situations”. This order should be written on the CBSD Medication Dispensing form. Central Bucks School District policy requires a Competency Check to also be completed by the student with the Certified School Nurse.
Medication Delivery to School: An adult must deliver all controlled medications to the Health Office. These medications must be counted, recorded and signed for by both the adult delivering the medication and the nurse accepting the medication.
Non controlled drugs may be brought to school by the student. Student should bring the medication to the Health Office upon arrival to school.