Standing Orders for Administration of Non-Prescription Medications
Under Oklahoma law, a school nurse, an administrator, or designated district employees may administer prescription and nonprescription medications and assist in applying sunscreen to students.
- Only designated employees who have successfully completed specific training in the administration of medication may administer medications to students.
- Each site will maintain a current list of those authorized to administer medication and apply sunscreen.
- Administration and documentation of all medications will be accurate and meet the requirements of the Oklahoma Nurse Practice Act and Oklahoma State Law.
Standing Medical Orders for Administration of Non-Prescription Medications
A. Standing Medical Orders are signed annually by the Jenks Public Schools Physician Consultant.
B. Standing Medical Orders are available for parent/guardian review/consent on the Annual Enrollment Form.
C. No medication or treatment will be administered to a student in the absence of parental permission.
D. Parents acknowledge that Jenks Public Schools and its employees shall incur no liability as a result of any injury arising from the employee administration of medications related to a ¨yes¨ e-signature on the Annual Enrollment Form.
E. Consent to revoke Standing Medical Orders may be given at any time with written notice from the parent or guardian.
F. Standing Medical Orders will be utilized only as related to the specific medical conditions outlined on the Standing Medical Orders Document and per nursing Policy and Procedure.