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    • Medication Back-up Training Office of Health Services Baltimore County Public Schools
    • Medication Back-Up
      • The Medication Back-Up is an employee assigned to administer prescribed medications to students in the absence of the school nurse.
      • This employee must be trained in medication administration procedures by the school nurse.
      • The Medication Back-Up should only be utilized in infrequent and non-routine circumstances.
    • Important Resources for Medication Back-Ups
      • Location of Medication Keys
      • Location of Medications
      • Medication Book
      • OHS contact x6368
    • In Order to Give Medication to a Student, the Back-Up will need:
      • Pharmacy Labeled Bottle
      • Healthcare Provider’s Order
    • Medication Back-Ups May Administer
      • Oral medications
      • Inhalers
      • (that don’t require a nursing assessment)
      • Auto-Injector Epinephrine
      • (if trained)
    • Medication Back-Ups May Not Administer
      • Discretionary Medications
      • Medication via Nebulizer or Injection
      • Any other medications that do not have:
      • - Pharmacy Labeled Bottle
      • - Valid Healthcare Provider’s Order
    • The Six “Rights” of Medication Administration
      • Right Student
      • Right Medication
      • Right Route
      • Right Dose
      • Right Time
      • Right Documentation
    • Documentation of Medication Administration
      • Medication Administration Records
      • - Standard MAR
      • - Asthma MAR
      • Documentation
      • - Employee Signature & Initials
    • Additional Considerations:
      • Confidentiality
      • Give full attention to the task of medication administration.
      • Wash hands prior to and after medication administration.
      • Contact OHS x6368, if any questions arise during medication administration.