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Student Health Care Plans. By: Suzanne Tanner Ashley Gish Annalisa Banks. Why the change?. Currently each school has it’s own system Difficult to ensure each child is receiving proper care Our goal= A more congruent system between schools. The new system.

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Student health care plans

Student Health Care Plans

By: Suzanne Tanner

Ashley Gish

Annalisa Banks


Why the change

Why the change?

  • Currently each school has it’s own system

  • Difficult to ensure each child is receiving proper care

  • Our goal= A more congruent system between schools


The new system

The new system

  • Modeled after JR Smith Elementary system


What should a hcp look like

What Should A HCP Look Like?

  • Child’s name

  • Child’s picture

  • Confidential

Health Care Plan for:

Name:

CONFIDENTIAL


Medication folders

Medication Folders

  • If a student requires medication they must have an additional expandable file that is to be kept with the red health care plan folder.


Color coding

Color Coding

  • Blue folder-Asthma

  • Red folder-Allergies

  • Green folder-Diabetes

  • Yellow folder-all other Conditions


New students

New Students

  • It all starts with the Health Forms

  • A Health Care Plan may then be required

  • School Health Services

  • http://www.wasatch.edu//Domain/38


When is a health care plan required

When is a Health Care Plan required?

  • The Big Five

    • Diabetes

    • Asthma

    • Seizures

    • Allergies

    • Medications


What if a parent refuses

What if a parent refuses?

  • Parents do have the right to refuse a HCP but it must be documented.

  • However certain conditions require a HCP, no exceptions


Returning students

Returning Students

  • Students must have an updated plan annually

  • Secretaries will contact parents to update HCP

  • See notes for letter template


The process

The Process

  • Parents will return HCP to the student’s school

  • Secretary will then email the nurse that they have received a new health care plan.

  • Nurse is responsible for educating teachers on the HCP when applicable


The process cont

The process cont…

  • When the secretary receives the HCP from the parent please email the student’s teacher so he/she can sign the HCP

  • A copy of the plan should be made for the nurse, the school’s files and the child’s teacher.


The process cont1

The process cont…

  • Nurse is responsible for following up on all trainings for teachers and staff and contacting parents for individualized HCP’s.


Student health care plans

SIS

  • Secretaries will enter into SIS the child’s health condition from the registration Health Form.

    • Remember to click Alert and Confidential

  • The nurse and secretaries will document any correspondence with the parent/student in regards to the HCP


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Student Health Care Plans

  • Each student must have their own folder

  • All folders should be stored in a locked file cabinet


Health summary

Health Summary

  • Secretaries will be responsible for creating a health summary of all students with HCP’s at the beginning of each school year.

  • It should include the following information:

    • Student’s name

    • Diagnosis

    • Teacher and grade

    • Any relevant info re: diagnosis


Audits

Audits

  • An audit will be conducted twice a year.

  • Dates TBA

  • School nurse will notify secretary prior to audit


Health documents

Health Documents

  • We’ve outlined all of the most common diagnoses and listed all of the necessary forms online.

  • This document is also on the districts website under School Health Services.

    • Steps for Health Care Plans.doc


Health conditions and required forms

Health Conditions and required forms


Asthma

Asthma

  • If a student has Asthma (seasonal, mild or severe), you will need the following forms:

  • Asthma Self-Administration Form

  • Asthma Action Plan

  • Both forms need

    to be submitted annually


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Asthma

  • If the student’s asthma is severe or you would like assistance in administering an inhaler from school personnel please have parents fill out these additional forms:

  • Wasatch County School Districts-Authorization of School Personnel to Administer Medication

  • Asthma Health Care Plan (as needed)

  • Daily Medication Administration


Diabetes

Diabetes

  • A student that has Diabetes will require several forms. These forms as well as an explanation of them are available on the School Health Services website.


Food allergies

Food Allergies

  • If a student has an Allergy (severe food, insects, latex, etc.), you will need the following forms:

  • Food Allergy or Other Allergy Health Care Plan


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Food Allergies

  • If school staff needs to administer an Antihistamine and/or Epi-pen you will need:

  • Anaphylaxis Emergency Action Plan

  • Wasatch County School Districts-Authorization of School Personnel to Administer medication

  • Daily Medication Administration Sheet

  • Epinephrine Auto Injection (EAI) Authorization Form

  • Asthma Self-Administration Form


Seizures

Seizures

  • Parents must submit a Seizure School Health Care Plan signed by their doctor annually.

  • Seizures action plan

  • Wasatch County School Districts-Authorization of School Personnel to Administer medicationDaily Medication Administration Sheet


Medication use and administration

Medication Use and Administration

  • If a student needs any Medication at School, you will need the following forms:

  • Wasatch County School Districts-Authorization of School Personnel to Administer medication

  • Daily Medication Administration Sheet


Other health concerns

Other Health Concerns

  • If a student has any Other Health Concerns, please have parents contact the school nurse for Individualized Care Plans.


Questions from parents

Questions from parents

  • Any questions should be addressed to the school nurse:

  • Suzanne Tanner RDH, RN, BSN

  • School Nurse

    Cell: 435-654-8289

    Office: 435-657-3100

    ex 4144


Questions email suzanne tanner@wasatch edu

Questions email:[email protected]


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