|Culver Community School Corporation|
|Bylaws & Policies|
5330.01 - SELF-ADMINISTERED MEDICATION
A student may possess and self-administer medication for chronic diseases or medical conditions provided the studentís parent files a written authorization with the principal. The written authorization must be filed annually. A physicianís written statement must be included with the parentís authorization.
The physicianís statement must include information that:
|A.||An acute or chronic disease or medical condition exists for which the medication is prescribed.|
|B.||The student has been given instruction as to how to self-administer the medication.|
|C.||The nature of the disease or medical condition requires emergency administration of the medication.|
The school or School Board is not liable for civil damages as a result of a studentís self-administration of medication for an acute or chronic disease or medical condition except for an act of omission amounting to gross negligence or willful or wanton misconduct.