Comprehensive School Health Program

  • School health office orderly and free of clutter.

  • Equipment (audiometer, otoscope, scales, pulse ox, sphygmometer, thermometer, phone, computer) in working order

  • Gloves are readily accessible in clinic.

  • Visual inspection of Immunization Out of Compliance Report. Are all students compliant or in progress (notes of parent contact are present for students being considered for exclusion)?

  • Conscientious and medical exemptions are current and accurately documented in Skyward. Original form kept in file.

  • Visual inspection of Vision report. Is it correct/complete?

  • Visual inspection of Hearing report. Is it correct/complete?

  • Visual inspection of Spinal State report. Is it correct/complete?

  • Visual inspection of AN report. Is it correct/complete in RFES?

  • Transportation forms are complete if bus rider for students with diabetes, seizures, or other significant health condition. Copy given to bus driver and transportation coordinator.

  • Audiometer monthly biological check offs done.

  • Clinic stats reported every month.

  • Records are bundled for shredding. Bundled records are shredded in a timely fashion (no excessive amounts of records overdue for shredding are present on campus).

  • Sharps container is securely stored and safely accessible when needed.

Health Conditions and Individual Health Plans

  • Student health history information has been reviewed and entered in Skyward. Skyward has been updated to reflect critical alert if appropriate.

  • Notification of need to know persons has been documented (food service, teachers, 504 coordinator, PE/athletics). Including Emergency Action Plans (EAPs)

  • Has a physical assessment been completed and documented in Skyward?

  • IHPs have been created or updated for identified students.

  • IHPs include evidence of outcomes progress and goals being met (either in office visit or on IHP).

  • Students requiring IHP have been referred for 504 or Sped.

  • Documentation of Special Procedures is through Office Visit- ZSN code is used. *Medicaid reimbursement*

Medication and Special Procedures. FFAC (legal and local)

  • All medication requests are signed by the parent (and if applicable) physician.

  • Are there 2 unique patient identifiers?

  • Select all that apply

  • Drug information is included in the medication book.

  • Orders for special procedure(s) are current, signed by parent and physician.

  • Current clinic standing orders are visible in the front of the medication binder.

  • Monthly check offs of standing order medications is complete.

  • Medication Opt out list is present in the medication cabinet or sub binder.

  • Two sets of keys for medication cabinets. Second set of keys are retained at campus at all times.

  • Medication keys and medication cabinets are secured at at the time of the audit (visual inspection).

  • Are controlled medications properly secured in a double locked cabinet?

Inventory of Controlled Medications

  • Has an inventory sheet been implemented and performed weekly (preferred) or biweekly (minimum) for each controlled medication on file in the clinic. Inventory reconciliation documents should be kept in the medication binder.

  • Perform inventory review on all controlled medications.

Unlicensed Assistive Personnel

  • Principal Medication Designation form is complete and easily accessible

  • Medication skills checklists are complete for all designees (initial and return demonstrations) documented.

  • Special procedure skills checklists are complete for all designees (initial and return demonstrations) documented.

Anaphylaxis

  • Level 1 training is completed and documented

  • Level 2 training has been completed along with training checklist (initial and return demonstrations documented)

  • Epinephrine auto-injectors are clearly labeled to allow for rapid identification.

  • Epinephrine auto injectors are kept in an unlocked cabinet during the school day.

  • Cafeteria manager/assistant student nutrition director has been provided food allergy/special diet requests.

Diabetes Care

  • Total number of students with diabetes.

  • Total number of students with diabetes that are self-care (do not routinely come to clinic)

  • Diabetes Management and Treatment Plan is current, signed by parent and physician.

  • UDCA authorization present in DMTP or on UDCA authorization form.

  • UDCA Principal Designation Form is signed

  • UDCA skills checklist has been completed (initial and return demonstrations documented).

  • Emergency kits available for diabetic students in the event of a lockdown or evacuation.

  • Insulin orders
  • DMTP insulin dose matches Skyward Med Entry/current dose or insulin correction ratio

  • Parent written request for insulin change documented

  • Addendum orders on file if change is treated than allowed by DMTP

  • Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM)
  • Student initials with CGM

  • CGM parent acknowledgement and permission form is complete

  • Student self-monitors CGM

  • Insulin dosing requested using CGM glucose values.

  • CGM is FDA-approved for insulin dosing

  • Intra-target insulin dosing requested (micro-boluses)

  • Written order for CGM use for insulin dosing received

  • Parent has provided staff CMG access via app

  • CGM data accessed on district-owned device only (no staff personal device monitoring)

Emergency Preparedness

  • Emergency care forms are printed and available to be quickly taken during an evacuation OR forms are saved to campus nurse laptop.

  • EMS envelopes for identified students are readily available for student health emergency (include Emergency Care form, Student health history, physician orders, action plans, etc.)

  • Evacuation plan in place for medications, special procedure supplies/equipment

  • Emergency bag/cart is intact, readily accessible.

  • Laptop power cord located in emergency go box.

  • AED daily, monthly, annual check offs done.

  • Campus Response Team has been identified for emergencies including medical/AED.

  • Campus Response Team training/drills planned or held

  • Emergency Guidelines for Office Staff notebook available.

  • Plan in place for entry into locked clinic bathroom door.

  • Documented evacuation chair training on file for 2 story campuses.

Substitutes

  • School Information

  • Sub welcome letter with school specific information included

  • School Staff Information

  • Current telephone list of nurse extensions and campus buddy nurse is accessible.

  • Process for documentation clearly defined.

  • Daily Schedule

  • Current daily med worksheet available?

  • Bell Schedule/Specials Schedule is available

  • Student Health Concerns

  • Current student health condition information is readily available.

  • General Student Information

  • Alpha Rosters available if appropriate

  • Disaster Preparedness

  • Emergency procedures and contacts for campus.

  • Map of building including AED locations is available.

  • Supplies and Forms

  • Detailed explanation of special procedures is available.

  • Location of special procedures, emergency supplies, diabetes supplies clearly labeled.

  • Other

  • RN guidelines manual visible/available.

  • Campus sub coordinator had a copy of most current nurse sub list.

Professional Nursing Practice

  • Professional Development hours complete.

  • Classroom/student education done according to health TEKS and/or campus-student health needs:

  • Handwashing signs posted on campus

  • Cold and flu education; respiratory etiquette

  • Newsletter and parent health information

  • Parent head lice information- Not positive find notices.

  • Growth and development presentation for 5th grade

  • Other health education:

  • Special event/committee involvement?

  • Nurse is wearing name badge with credentials displayed.

Staff Signatures

  • School Nurse

  • Coordinator of Health Services

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