Medication Administration in Schools
NASN’s School Nursing Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guideline: Medication Administration in Schools, provides a uniform guideline for administering medication in schools, including evidence-based recommendations for the safe care of Pre-K-12 students who receive medications during the day. The School Nursing Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guideline: Medication Administration in Schools Implementation Toolkit includes sample policies, training and delegation forms and templates, checklists and protocols, and more and will help school nurses implement those recommendations.
- See NASN’s no-cost Improving Care Coordination for Students with Chronic Health Conditions Toolkit, a compilation of factsheets, sample forms, and resources to assist school nurses in leading care coordination efforts for students with chronic health conditions.
- Discover more about administering and safely handling over-the-counter (OTC) medication in schools, including safe storage, transport, and disposal practices, by tuning in to the three-part NASN School Nurse Chat series. A panel of experts will guide you through OTC medicine safety.