Medical Issues

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Medical Issues Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is designed to check for understanding of basic law, policy, and procedures regarding medical issues at school.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    If a student has been prescribed medication by a physician the school is responsible to properly administer that medication if needed within the school day under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
     Section 504 prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in programs or activities that receive ______________ financial assistance from the U.S. Department of Education.  
    • A. 

      State

    • B. 

      Federal

    • C. 

      Local

    • D. 

      Private

    • E. 

      Personal

  • 3. 
    Schools must have written permission (from parents or of age student) to release any information from a student’s educational record, which could include medication records, immunizations, and medical services provided. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    From a medication standpoint, school officials can release information for the following reason.
    • A. 

      Other schools to which a student is transferring.

    • B. 

      Specified officials for audit or evaluation purposes.

    • C. 

      Appropriate parties in connection with financial aid to a student.

    • D. 

      To comply with a judicial order or lawfully issued subpoena.

    • E. 

      All of the above.

  • 5. 
    As HIPAA protects the privacy of a student’s educational record, FERPA protects the privacy of a student’s medical record.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    1. A 1st grade teacher knows one of her students has a severe case of ADHD.  She tells the Principal that she is going to call home and demand that the parent have the student medicated because no learning is happening.  Furthermore, in a fit of anger, she tells that parent that the student may not come back to school until he is back on his medicine.  Can the school perform this form of discipline. 
  • 7. 
    All medication is to be kept in a labeled container as prepared by the pharmacy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Medication must be stored in the following areas.
    • A. 

      On the secretaries desk.

    • B. 

      In the school store.

    • C. 

      Locked in a secure area.

    • D. 

      In the office restroom.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 9. 
    Documentation must be kept every time a student takes medication.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Medication must be given within one hour of the physician's order on the label.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    You must have two school employee's present when administering medication, unless a school nurse/qualified medical personnel is present in which they can administer the medication by themselves.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    At the end of the year the documented log should be
    • A. 

      Destroyed.

    • B. 

      Given to the parent in the end of the year newsletter.

    • C. 

      Placed in the student's CA60 until one year after graduation.

    • D. 

      Given to the student's physician.

    • E. 

      Displayed on a bulletin board so that all can see.

  • 13. 
    If a student comes into the office to take their medication and there is only one adult present to administer the medication who can stand in as the witness.
    • A. 

      The student can sign as the witness.

    • B. 

      Another student that is present in the office at the time of administration.

    • C. 

      A parent that the student knows very well.

    • D. 

      The student may not take the medication unless another school employee is present as a witness.

    • E. 

      The student's parent is on the phone and says that it is alright.

  • 14. 
    A student may keep an inhaler or epinephrine auto-injector within their possession if they
    • A. 

      Have a written emergency plan on file with the office.

    • B. 

      Have written approval from a health care provider.

    • C. 

      Have written approval from the parent.

    • D. 

      Have proper documentation on file with the principal of the school.

    • E. 

      All of the above.

  • 15. 
    It is alright for a parent to give their child some aspirin to keep in their locker since they have headaches a lot. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False