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First Aid and Medical Emergencies



In order for school staff to respond appropriately in the event of an urgent medical situation, it is important that administrators and their delegates, as well as all school staff understand their roles and responsibilities, and that a clear communication system is in place within the school. Everyone in the school has a responsibility concerning the safety of students and staff, and every effort should be made to identify hazardous conditions and take steps to prevent accidents and injuries.  As well, health care plans should be in place for students with pre-existing health
conditions such as asthma, life-threatening allergies, type 1 diabetes and seizures.  The following policies' will guide the administrator to prepare their school to respond to a medical emergency:
• Administrative Practice – Accident Reporting
Policy JLC – Student Health Services and Requirements, Regulation
• Policy JLC – Exhibit 1: Advisory notice of head injury
• Policy JLCAA – Communicable Diseases - Students
• Policy EBBA  Prevention of Communicable Disease/Infection Transmission.
Regulation; Exhibit 1Exhibit 2
• Policy EBBC – Emergency Ambulance Services
• Policy JLCD (Exhibits 1 - 9) – Administering Medicines to Students
Exhibit 1 - Authorization for Administration of Prescribed Medication
Exhibit 2 - Administration of Prescribed Medication Record
Exhibit 3 - Hand Washing For Staff
Exhibit 4 - Administrative Policy
Exhibit 5 - Authorization for Self-Admin of Prescribed Medication
Exhibit 6 - Parent Letter - Request for Information
Exhibit 7 - URIS B Application
Exhibit 8 - Sample Letters to parents / Guardians re:  Allergies
Exhibit 9 - Emergency Allergy Alert Form

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