Sec. 126-25A-6 - Health Care Plan and Emergency Action Plan

§ 126-25A-6. Health Care Plan and Emergency Action Plan

6.1. All students receiving specialized health care procedure(s) during the school day and school-related events shall require a health care plan.

6.2. The certified school RN shall prepare the health care plan based on assessment of the student and/or a written order by a licensed prescriber and in collaboration with the parent/guardian. The health care plan may be shared with other school personnel for legitimate educational reasons as indicated in The Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) (20 U.S.C. § 1232g; 34 CFR Part 99) such as, but not limited to, Individualized Education Program (IEP) Team, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504) Team, Student Assistance Team meetings, classroom teachers providing oversight and care to the student, and Medicaid billing, etc.

6.3. The health care plan shall guide the certified school RN's care of the student. The certified school RN will develop and revise the health care plan using best practices such as North American Nursing Diagnosis Association International nursing diagnosis. The health care plan will be reviewed and revised on an annual basis or as necessary with any change in the student's condition or provider's order.

6.4. The plan shall include:

6.4.a. nursing assessment;

6.4.b. nursing diagnosis;

6.4.c. goals and expected outcomes;

6.4.d. interventions; and

6.4.e. evaluation.

6.5. Emergency action plans may be included at the discretion of the certified school RN to guide designated school personnel, classroom teachers, and school bus operators in providing emergency care and/or specialized health care procedures for students.

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