JLBC Medication

JLBC Medication

JLBC Parents/guardians should administer drugs and medication to their JLBC Cadet children at home if this can be done without affecting the treatment schedule. JLBC Cadets, when a child is ill, it is in their best interest to remain at home where they are comfortable and rest and get better.

JLBC Incident/Accident Reporting is required to administer only drugs and medications either prescribed by a doctor, nurse practitioner, or another licensed health provider, with a prescription label on the original container on the pill or accompanied by a doctor's note that outlines the following:

JLBC Cadets- Date note was written

JLBC Cadets - Time to be administered or detailed reason for administering, including signs

and symptoms (e.g., fever above 38 degrees Celsius, wheezing or coughing,

itchy and watery eyes, sneezing, etc.)

The note's expiry date (i.e., is it for a specific period? Or on going until

further notice?)

JLBC Cadets- Child's legal first and last name

JLBC Cadets- Name of drug or medication

JLBC Cadets Dosage to be administered

JLBC Cadets Anytime you bring prescription drugs or medications to be administered to your child at the center, the JLBC Incident/Accident Reporting staff will provide you with a Medication Administration Authorization form to complete that details the dosage, times of administration, and permission for the JLBC program to give your child the drug or medication.

JLBC Cadets Advil, Tylenol, Motrin (Pain Relievers, Fever Reducers, and Anti-inflammatory Medications)

It is not JLBC Incident/Accident Reporting's practice to administer medications such as Advil, Tylenol, or Motrin to control cold or flu symptoms. JLBC Cadets It is in the child's best interest to experience these symptoms to remain home, rest, and get better. JLBC Cadets If the child has a chronic illness (e.g., headache, migraine, seizures), JLBC Incident/Accident Reporting may administer Advil or Tylenol with a doctor's note. The doctor's note must be updated annually or as the child's age, weight, or medical condition changes.

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