Microsoft word - 210_1-ar
MEDICATIONS TO BE ADMINISTERED ONLY BY REGISTERED NURSE
Anaphylactic or Suspected Anaphylactic Allergic Reaction to Insects, Foods, and Medications:
a. Epi-pen (Epinephrine) 0.15 mg (under 60 pounds) or Epi-pen 0.30 mg (above 60
pounds). Repeat Epi-pen in 15 minutes PRN.
b. Benadryl (Diphenhydramine) 25 mg (elixir preferred) by mouth to children
c. Benadryl (Diphenhydramine) 50 mg (elixir preferred) by mouth to anyone over
Uncomplicated, Simple Headache, Muscle Aches, Colds, Sore Throats, Toothache or Earache:
1. Inquire about medication allergies. If none exist:
a. Acetaminophen may be administered to any child aged 5 and above. The dosage
should be determined by the age and weight of the child, per manufacturer’s instructions. May repeat q4h.
b. Acetaminophen 650 mg may be administered to any student aged 12 years and
c. Ibuprofen may be administered to any child 5 and above the dosage should be
determined by the age and weight of the child, per manufacturer’s instructions. May repeat q6-8h.
d. Ibuprofen 200 mg to 400 mg may be administered to any student aged 12 years
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e. Pseudoephedrine 30 mg to 60 mg may be administered to students in grades 6 to
12 for sinus congestion. May repeat q4h.
1. Kaopectate dosage by age and weight per manufacturer’s instructions
2. Imodium 2 mg to 4 mg may be administered to children in grades 9-12.
1. Ibuprofen 200 mg q4h. 400 mg or even 600 mg may be administered depending on
the weight and size of the individual and the condition.
Heartburn or Acid-Type Indigestion (without vomiting, severe nausea):
1. Antacid – 2 tablets may be given for children 12 years and above. 2. Children’s antacid – Check manufacturer’s instructions for children under age 12.
Minor intestinal cramps (with or without mild diarrhea):
1. Refer to acetaminophen order in Section II.
1. If mild, suggest bland, clear liquids for rest of day. 2. If moderate or severe, call parents/guardians and/or physician.
VIII. Ulcers, Oral Herpes or Mucosal Irritations:
1. Topical oral anesthetic per manufacturer’s instructions.
1. Oxygen, 2 to 6 L per minute via nasal cannula.
2. Oxygen, 15 L per minute via non-rebreather mask.
1. Visine eye gtts (tetrahydrazaline), Opticon/Opcon-A (naphazoline
HCL/pheniramine maleate), or Visine AC eye gtts (or their generic equivalent) may be administered q4h PRN for allergy-related symptoms (dry, irritated, red eyes). Do not administer if contact lenses are in place.
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2. Refresh/Moisture Eye gtts (or their generic equivalent) may be administered
The following topical medications can be administered as per AR 210.2:
2. Analgesic/anti-itch products (i.e. Caladryl).
3. Antibiotic and other ointments (i.e. Bacitracin, Neosporin, Triple Antibiotic, Destin
4. Antihistamine topical products (i.e. Benadryl).
5. Antiseptic spray (i.e. Chloraseptic).
8. Muscle rub products (i.e.Icy Hot and BenGay).
9. Oral analgesics (i.e. Anbesol and Campho-Phenique).
10. Sting-kill products (i.e. Madacaine, 2.0% Lidocaine).
Thomas Wilson, MD Paul Marion, MD Adopted: February 8, 1996 Revised: June 15, 2005 Revised: June 11, 2009 Revised: June 14, 2010 Revised: August 4, 2011
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HAWAII BAPTIST ACADEMY 2012-2013 Health Services Form STUDENT’S NAME:______________________________________________ GRADE:______ Last First M.I. MEDICAL INFORMATION Does your child have any health conditions such as asthma, diabetes, seizure disorder, ADHD, or any other health problem that the nurse should be aware of? ______________________________________________________