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SEVERE ALLERGIC REACTION/504 PLAN & MEDICATION ORDERS
Skin testing indicates allergy Date of Last Reaction
Student has Asthma
(increased risk factor for severe reaction)
Anaphylaxis (Severe allergic reaction)
is an excessive reaction by the body to combat a foreign substance that has been eaten, injected, inhaled
or absorbed through the skin. It is an intense and life- threatening medical emergency. Do not hesitate to give Epi auto-injector and call 911.
USUAL SYMPTOMS of an allergic reaction:
MOUTH--Itching, tingling, or swelling of the lips, tongue, or mouth
SKIN--Hives, itchy rash, and/or swelling about the face or extremities
THROAT--Sense of tightness in the throat, hoarseness and hacking cough
GUT--Nausea, stomach ache/abdominal cramps, vomiting and/or diarrhea
LUNG--Shortness of breath, repetitive coughing, and/or wheezing
HEART --“Thready” pulse, “passing out”, fainting, blueness, pale
GENERAL--Panic, sudden fatigue, chills, fear of impending doom
This Section To Be Completed By A Licensed Healthcare Provider (LHP):
If a student has symptoms or you suspect exposure (is stung, eats food he/she is allergic to, or exposed to something allergic to):
May repeat Epi auto-injector (if available) in 10-15 minutes if symptoms are not relieved or symptoms return and EMS
has not arrived.
Document time medications were given below and alert EMS when they arrive.
2. Stay with student.
3. CALL 911 – Advise EMS that student has been given Epinephrine
4. Notify parents and school nurse.
5. After Epi auto-injection given, give Benadryl® or antihistamine
6. If student has history of Asthma and is having wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness with allergic reaction,
After Epi auto-injection and antihistamine, may give:
Albuterol 2 puffs (Pro-air®, Ventolin HFA®, Proventil®)
Albuterol/ Levalbuterol unit dose SVN (per nebulizer)
7. A Student given an Epi auto-injector must be monitored by medical personnel or a parent & may NOT remain at school.
SIDE EFFECTS of medication(s):
Epi auto-injector: increased heart rate,__ _____
Albuterol/Levalbuterol: increased heart rate, shakiness, _
Student may carry & self administer Epi auto-injector +/or antihistamine
Student has demonstrated Epi auto-injector use in LHP’s office
Student may carry & self administer Inhaler
Student has demonstrated inhaler use LHP’s office
PLEASE COMPLETE THIS SECTION IF THE STUDENT HAS A SEVERE FOOD ALLERGY (required by USDA) Food Guidelines
Check here if student will EAT school provided meals during the entire school year. If so,
one of the following must be completed.
1. Foods to omit:
__ _______________________Suggested general substitutions:__ _________________________________
2._____________Parent will review menu and send cold lunches from home when menu contains foods the student is allergic to.
Note: Meals from home provide the safest food option at school.
Care Plan for Severe Allergy – Part 2 – Parent
Brief Medical History
Food Allergy Accommodations
• Foods and alternative snacks will be approved or provided by parent/guardian.
• Parent/guardian should be notified of any planned parties as early as possible.
• Classroom projects should be reviewed by the teaching staff to avoid specified allergens.
• Student is responsible for making his/her own food decisions.
Bus Concerns –Transportation should be alerted to student’s allergy.
• This student carries Epi auto-injector on the bus?
• Student will sit at front of the bus?
Field Trip Procedures – Epi auto-injector must accompany student during any off campus activities.
• The student must remain with the teacher or parent/guardian during the entire field trip?
• Staff members on trip must be trained regarding Epi auto-injector use and this health care plan (plan must be taken).
ADDITIONAL EMERGENCY CONTACTS
My student may carry and is trained to self-administer his/her own Epi auto-injector:
My student may carry and use his/her asthma inhaler:
I request this medication to be given as ordered by the licensed health professional (LHP) (i.e.: doctor, nurse practitioner, PAC). I give health services staff permission to communicate with the LHP/medical office staff about his medication. I understand that any medication will not necessarily be given by a school nurse but may be given by trained and supervised school staff.
I release school staff from any liability in the administration of this medication at school.
Medical/medication information may be shared with school staff working with my child and 911 staff, if they are called. All medication supplied must come in its originally provided container with instructions as noted above by the licensed health professional. Student is encouraged to wear a medical ID bracelet identifying the medical condition.
I request and authorize my child to carry and/or self-administer their medication.
This permission to possess and self-administer any medication may be revoked by the principal/school nurse if it is determined that the student
cannot safely and effectively self-administer.
For District Nurse’s Use Only
Student has demonstrated to the nurse, the skill necessary to use the medication and any device necessary to self-administer the medication
School Nurse Signature
A copy of the Health Care Plan will be kept in the substitute folder and given to all staff members who are involved with the student. Rev 4/23/10
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