Clinic Rules and Procedures:
Sick Students with Cell Phones
-Students who contact their parents by personal cell phone for medication or for an illness or injury that has not been assessed by the nurse will be handled through Attendance and, if taken home, will be dismissed as a parent unexcused absence.
-Students are not permitted to take any forms of medications without being under the supervision of a the school nurse or clinic aide.
Clinic ReminderMedications-The medication must also have a written request signed by the parent/guardian and physician prescribing the medication. This request must identify the medicine, amount and time(s) to be given, and the length of time the student will be taking the medication.-All medication needed to be taken at school should be in its original container & properly labeled.-Students are not allowed to carry ANY medication (prescribed or non-prescription) to classes.-Any exceptions must be approved by the nurse and principal with written request from the parent/guardian or student's doctor. The school nurse may make an exception on a temporary basis when unusual circumstances exist. Please see important documents.- A physician’s authorization is needed for the following:§ Any medication given for more than 10 school days.§ Any controlled substance§ Emergency Medications- EPI PENS/ KITS or inhalers (all requiring doctors instructions)§ Annual updates for long term medicationsT.I.D. MEDICATIONS
-Medications prescribed or requested to be given three times a day or less are not to be given at school. Only when a specific time during school hours is prescribed by a physician or the school nurse determines that a special need exists for an individual student, will they be given.
-An acceptable schedule that can be followed at home is outlined below
-1st dose given before/after breakfast before school.
-2nd dose given before/after a snack after school.
-3rd dose given at bedtime (a snack may be needed).**Please call if you have any questions regarding this matter**
Degrees and Certifications:
Mrs. Delise Rhea, RN
Welcome to the Alief Middle School Clinic!!! My name is DeLise Rhea (Nurse Rhea) and I am the Registered Nurse on duty at AMS. I enjoy working with the students and educating them on making healthy choices. I am looking forward to an outstanding year!!! I can be reached in the office daily from 8:15-4:00 PM so please feel free to contact me with any concerns you may have. It is my job to assist you with any health issue or medical concerns that may be affecting your child. Please keep me informed of any changes in your child’s health or medical condition so appropriate care and accommodations can be completed.
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