Michigan City Area Schools Medication Policy
1. Prescription Medicine -- No prescription medication will be given to any student at any time unless the following conditions are met:
A. A form must be signed by physician and parent/guardian stating the name of the student along with the type of medication, the dosage, and the time for giving the medication. The form must be on file with the nurse. (Click here for a PDF.)B. All prescription medication brought to school for administering under the provisions of this policy must be in the container that was filled by a registered pharmacist.
C. The school nurse or her/his designee will administer all prescriptive medications.
2. Non-Prescription Medicine -- No over-the-counter medication will be given to any student at any time unless the following conditions are met:
A. Medication must be brought in the original container.
B. The form for non-prescriptive medication must be signed by parent/guardian stating the name of the student, reason for medication, name of medication, dosage and time to be given. This form must be on file with the nurse. Click here for a PDF.3. Students are not allowed to carry ANY medication unless it is ordered by a physician.