Policy/Procedure

The project has developed the following resources based on the 2012 WISHeS: School Health Services Assessment Tool results. These resources are currently in draft form and being piloted in fifteen school districts in Wisconsin. They are available as is for other school districts to use with the understanding that they are first drafts and have not yet been field tested. Any user feedback is encouraged. Final versions of all the resources will be available upon completion of this project at the end of 2015.

Emergency Nursing Services Sample Policies and Procedures

The sample emergency nursing services policies and procedures (administrative rules) include the following:

  • Injury and illness management
  • Training for non-health care staff providing nursing services
  • Administration of first aid and illness and injury management
  • Competency verification and documentation of non-health care staff providing nursing services

District Hired School Nurse Policy and Procedure

Consult School Nurse Policy and Procedure

 

Concussion Management Sample Policy and Procedure

The sample policy and procedure for concussion management includes the following:

  • Role of the nurse in concussion management
  • Assessment and evaluation of possible concussion
  • Removal of student with concussion or head injury from athletic activity participation
  • Possible classroom accommodations for students with concussions
  • Return to learn and return to play guidelines

Concussion Policy and Procedure


Food Allergies: Managing and Preventing Acute Reactions in the School Setting

The best practice guidelines provide school administrators, school nurses and staff with information, recommended policies, procedures and resources to ensure that students diagnosed with anaphylactic food allergies have a safe learning environment. The best practice guideline recommendations provide recommended action steps for schools and school districts.

updatedFood Allergy Best Practice Guidelines


Medication Administration Sample Policy and Procedures

The sample medication administration policies and procedures (administrative rules) include the following:

  • Delegation of medication administration
  • Training for non-health care staff on medication administration
  • Competency verification and documentation of non-health care staff
  • Management of medication administration on field trips
  • Tracking and review of medication errors
  • Quality improvement activities
  • Medication disposal

Administering Medications to Students Policy and Procedure
updatedMedication Disposal Procedure
Medication Error Procedure
Staff Administration of Glucagon Policy and Procedure
Staff Administration of Non-Student Specific Epinephrine Policy
Student Self-Administration of Emergency Medications

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