(A) The program shall be guided by the written policies of the board concerning health and safety as required in rule 3301-32-10 of the Administrative Code.
(B) Medical examinations and records of immunizations shall not be required of children in a school child program who are enrolled in an accredited public, eligible nonpublic school, or county board of DD school.
(C) Nonprescription and prescription medication shall be administered in accordance with program policies and procedures and only with written permission of a parent Only employees who are health professionals or who have completed drug administration training may administer medication pursuant to section 3313.713 of the Revised Code.
(1) All prescription medicine must be current within the last twelve months, kept in its original container, and have a legible label containing the child's name and written instructions for use from a licensed physician, nurse practitioner, or dentist. Medication shall be stored in a designated locked storage place, except that drugs that require refrigeration may be kept in a refrigerator not accessible to children. An inhaler or nonprescription medication may be available to a school child with a special health condition with parental permission in accordance with the program's policy.
(2) Except in cases of emergency, parents shall give the first dose of any newly prescribed medication so that they may personally observe the child's reaction.
(D) First aid supplies and directions for their use shall be readily available at all times the program is in operation and taken on all field trips. First-aid kits shall
(1) Contain the appropriate supplies and be sufficient in number; and
(2) Be reviewed and replaced regularly by a staff member.
(E) The program shall have an emergency plan and all staff shall have training and annual reviews of that emergency plan. The plan shall account for medical, dental, and general emergencies. General emergencies include any threats to the safety of children due to environmental conditions or threats of violence, natural disasters such as fire, tornado, flood, and loss of power, heat, or water.
(F) Children shall have drill practice at least once per quarter during the school year and at least once during a summer program to demonstrate appropriate procedures and appropriate behavior in accordance with the program's written policy and procedures during an emergency regarding the rooms where the program is provided.
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 04/02/2015 and 06/22/2020
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3301.07, 3301.53, 3301.58
Rule Amplifies: 3301.52 to 3301.59
Prior Effective Dates: 1-27-92; 12-30-04, 1/22/10