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Emergency Action Plan Procedure



Madison County School Health Clinic Emergency Action Plan Procedure

  1. School nurse identifies need for emergency plan by reviewing consents completed by parent/guardian (MCSD 2) or following plans that were initiated in previous school year.
  2. If life threatening condition is indicated by parent/guardian on consent, or if child had plan in the previous school year, the parent/guardian will be contacted by letter or telephone call offering to write/update the plan and will be documented outreach under CONTACT TAB in IC.
  3. If parent/guardian responds to outreach letter, interview face to face or by phone, for completion of emergency plan and record and sign under CONTACT TAB in IC.
  4. Review Madison County Schools Emergency Procedure Guide for specific health condition with parent/guardian and provide a copy for home if applicable.
  5. Complete emergency plan under HEALTH CONDITIONS TAB in IC and FLAG if applicable, indicating any individualized instructions, including emergency medications prescribed.
  6. Send “Permission to Give Prescription Medications” (MCBE 1) to parent/guardian or Health Care Provider for appropriate signature if emergency medication prescribed.
  7. Review Emergency Action Plan procedure with school staff at beginning of each school year and provide updates and support as needed.
  8. Provide in-service/instructions for accessing emergency plan from IC to:
    • Teacher (s)
    • OTHER school staff, such as the cafeteria manager and / or bus driver etc.
    • Document in EAP clinic log book and store along with hard copy HEALTH CONDITIONS ALERT REPORT generated any time there is a change/addition.
    • Distribute hard copy HEALTH CONDITIONS ALERT REPORT from IC to principal and put in medication cart and place a copy in the EAP clinic log book.

      9. Have staff sign off on MCSD 247 that they know how to access health condition information in IC.