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									STAR OF THE SEA CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOL, ROCKINGHAM
        FIRST AID/ADMINISTRATION OF MEDICATION
                 POLICY AND PROCEDURES

Revised 2007
Due for Review 2012

FIRST AID PROCEDURES:
 Medical information on students is collected at time of enrolment and parents are
  reminded at the commencement of each school term to update information as necessary
 Class teachers are provided with medical information relating to the children in their class
 Medical information is kept in the Medical Room at Reception Children with life-
  threatening conditions are placed on “Medical Alert” and photo and doctor approved
  action plan is displayed in the staffroom and is provided to the class teacher
 Emergency Action Plans are followed for children on Medical Alert
 A summary of Medical Alert children and action is included in the “Relief Teacher
  Information File”
 As an “Asthma Friendly School”, the recommended Asthma First Aid procedures are
  followed
 The school ensures that a number of Staff are trained as First Aiders (Senior First Aid
  Certificate)
 The school nurse provides regular staff information and training on the provision of First
  Aid in schools
 Each class has a kit of Basic First Aid supplies for minor incidents
 Staff are to consult a First Aider if there is any doubt or concern regarding the injury
 Parents must be informed if a child has any sort of head injury, no matter how minor, so
  that they are able to observe for concussion which can occur later as a result of a head
  injury (ie. call parent or put note in diary)
 For all but minor incidents, parents or emergency contacts are informed so that they may
  make a decision regarding further action/treatment
 Serious incidents are recorded in the CCI Insurance Report Book
 The school follows the CEO “Administration of Medication and Provision of Health Care
  to Students” Guidelines (CEO Policy File 5-G1)

								
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