Minnesota Guidelines for Medication Administration in Schools - May 2005

(Updated: September 2005)

Maternal and Child Health Section graphic of an outline of a parent with a child in the middle of the outline of Minnesota.


Announcement (Final Press Release)

Shorter Announcement (For Newsletters)

Article in the Coordinated School Health Newsletter - March 2005

Article Submitted to the School Nurses Association of Minnesota - April 2005

Talking Points - May 2005

Reference Articles

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute; National Asthma Education and Prevention Program; American Public Health Association; Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America; American Academy of Family Physicians; American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, National School Boards Association, American Lung Association, American School Health Association; Center for Disease Control; National Association of State Boards of Education, and the National Association of School Nurses. (2005, March). When Should Students with Asthma or Allergies Carry and Self-Administer Emergency Medications at School? Guidance for Health Care Providers Who Prescribe Emergency Medications. [Online], 1-2. http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/prof/lung/asthma/emer_med.htm.

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; National Asthma Education and Prevention Program; School Education subcommittee; National School boards Association; American School Health Association; Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network; American Diabetes Association; & Epilepsy Foundation of America. (2003). Students with chronic illnesses: Guidance for families, schools, and students. [Online], 1-2. Available: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/lung/asthma/guidfam.htm.

Vail, K. (2005, March). The Medicated Child. The number of students who take medication at school continue to grow. American School Board Journal. Special Report. [Online], 1-5. Available: http://www.asbj.com/specialreports/0305SpecialReports/S1.html.

Wheeler, L. (2004). Guidance for health care providers who prescribe life-saving medications for students with Asthma or allergies to self-carry and administer at school. [Online], 1-3. Available: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/prof/lung/.