John Glenn School Corporation
Bylaws & Policies
 

5330.02 - CARE OF STUDENTS WITH DIABETES

A diabetes management and treatment plan shall be prepared and implemented for a student with diabetes for use during school hours or at a school-related event or activity. The plan shall be developed by:

 A.the licensed health care practitioner responsible for the studentís diabetes treatment; and

 B.the studentís parent/legal guardian.

A diabetes management and treatment plan shall:

 A.identify the health care services or procedures the student should receive at school;

 B.evaluate the studentís ability to manage and his/her level of understanding of the studentís diabetes;

 C.be signed by the studentís parent/legal guardian and the licensed health care practitioner responsible for the studentís diabetes treatment.

The parent/legal guardian of a student with diabetes shall submit a copy of the studentís diabetes management and treatment plan to the school nurse for review:

 A.before or at the beginning of a school year;

 B.at the time the student enrolls, if the student is enrolled in school after the beginning of a school year; or

 C.as soon as practicable following a diagnosis of diabetes for the student.

An individualized health plan shall be developed for each student with diabetes while the student is at school or participating in a school activity. The schoolís nurse shall develop a studentís individualized health plan in collaboration with:

 A.the licensed health care practitioner responsible for the studentís diabetes treatment to the extent practicable;

 B.the school principal;

 C.the studentís parent/legal guardian;

 D.one (1) or more of the studentís teachers.

A studentís individualized health plan shall incorporate the components of the studentís management and treatment plan.

The 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 or omission amounting to gross negligence or willful and wanton misconduct.

I.C. 20-34-5

Adopted 1/16/08