PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT TO READ THIS INSTRUCTION AND INFORMATION PAGE IN ITS ENTIRETY. The links to the required health forms for 2013-2014 and school policies are to the right. All forms may be downloaded for your convenience. If your child is a returning student, I do not need a copy of their immunization record.
ALL MEDICAL FORMS ARE DUE INTO THE HEALTH OFFICE NO LATER THAN FRIDAY,
AUGUST 23, 2013 unless you are participating in pre-season athletics.
UPPER SCHOOL STUDENTS PARTICIPATING IN PRE-SEASON ATHLETICS MUST TURN ALL HEALTH FORMS IN NO LATER THAN FRIDAY, AUGUST 9, 2013.
Until the appropriate forms are received, reviewed and approved
by the school nurse, a student may not:
- attend pre-season
try-outs or practices,
- participate in
after-school sports or field trips (including Experiential Education the first
week of school)
No exceptions will be made to this policy.
child has a physical exam scheduled after the submission due date of August 23,
2013, you must notify the school nurse, Suzanne Douglass, RN. Students participating in pre-season
athletics may observe but not practice if the physical exam currently on file
in the School Health Office is older than 13 months. Once an updated exam is received, they may
participate in practices.
is a very popular time of year for school physical exams. If you are having trouble scheduling an
appointment with your child’s physician, many urgent care facilities such as
CVS Minute Clinic (this is not an endorsement or recommendation) will do sports
physicals. This type of physical exam is
acceptable although I do recommend an annual physical exam with your child’s
regular health care provider.
cases, please remember to have the provider complete and sign the Bullis
physical exam form. If you turn in a physical exam on a non-Bullis examination form, I will not be able to dispense any of the approved over-the-counter medications listed on the form should your child need them at any point during the school year.
event of a medical emergency, medical information is given to emergency
personnel. It is important to include ALL
health information and medications taken by the student, regardless of the time
and place it is given, to enable the school nurse, athletic trainer,
EMTs and hospital personnel to properly care for your child.Information will be shared on a “need to
Maryland State Law and the Maryland Board of Nursing does not
allow the School Nurse to administer any medications, whether prescription,
over-the-counter (this includes eye drops) or homeopathic, to a student WITHOUT a Bullis School Medication Administration Authorization form.
If you bring a medication to school for your child because they
forgot to take it at home, need something during the day, or to be kept on hand
should your child forget to take a medication at home, and there is no
Medication Administration Authorization form on file, the School Nurse or her
designee WILL NOT be able to administer it
to your child, you must do so.
reminder, with the exception of emergency medication (epinephrine, rescue
inhalers, and glucagon), under no
circumstances is a student allowed to carry medication, both prescription and
non-prescription, while at school or at school sponsored events, including
athletics and field trips. Any medication requiring administration
during the school day must be kept in the School Health Office along with a
Medication Administration Authorization form from the physician.
contact the School Health Office if your child is in the Upper School and will
need a mid-day dose of ADD/ADHD medication.
your doctor signs and includes the examination date on the form.
exams on file may not be older than 13 months at any given point during the
school year. If you child’s physical
exam will expire during the school year, an update reminder will be sent
approximately two months in advance.
ALL FORMS FOR YOUR RECORDS BEFORE SENDING TO THE SCHOOL. MAIL DOES GET LOST!
write School Nurse on your return envelope.