Inquire about why she needs a school excuse.
Decline to give a school excuse based on the lack of objective findings and historical facts that should keep her out of school.
Ask about school performance and social interaction at school
All of the above
None of the above
Refuse to discuss patient with school nurse due to HIPAA.
Prescribe meloxicam for the patient at her pharmacy.
Make a note in the patient’s chart and ask the parents to bring the child in for further discussion.
Tell the nurse to keep doing what she is currently doing.
Benefits both doctor and patient.
Assures that school achievement is not affected.
May help parent avoid consequences of truancy.
Should be done on a case-by-case basis.
Does not cost additional money
Develop and post a policy for “excuses” informing your patients of what to expect from you.
Advocate for what the parent thinks is necessary.
Work with the school to create a plan so that the child can remain in school as much as possible.
Both Options A and B
Both Options A and C